Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 144 176
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 -8
Contract jobs citing WSUS 7 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.20% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.63% 4.18% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Hampshire median daily rate £441 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.89% -1.54% -
10th Percentile £412 £287 £263
90th Percentile £487 £422 £403
South East median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £34.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.94% +124.05% -86.75%
10th Percentile £17.19 £27.40 £13.93
90th Percentile £24.42 £35.50 £16.48
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £43.28 £16.64
% change year-on-year -46.53% +160.14% -20.77%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 430 502 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.05% 12.89% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 331 249
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +102.86% -47.76%
10th Percentile £10.40 £24.95 £11.81
90th Percentile £28.38 £58.75 £21.75
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.19% +30.00% +1.50%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSUS in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Hampshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -13 6 £463 -
Fareham - 1 £420 -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (57.14%) Software Distribution
4 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VBScript
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 4 (57.14%) Altiris
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) Extranet
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCLI
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Altiris
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) VMware