Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 21 May 2018 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.35% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 9.09% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Slough median daily rate - £394 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.70% +28.18%
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £360 £425
% change year-on-year +35.42% -15.29% +54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £21.33

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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 21 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.45% 8.59% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 29
Slough median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £265 £283 £250
90th Percentile £472 £625 £445
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £20.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £55.55
% change year-on-year +41.67% -78.40% +236.67%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Slough

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco