Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.83% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 6.45% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Slough median daily rate £275 £394 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +11.70% -
10th Percentile £263 £362 £339
90th Percentile £288 £431 £393
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £420 £413
% change year-on-year -16.67% +1.82% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £43.28 £40.25
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -

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 31 31 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.81% 10.69% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 44
Slough median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £303 £196 £250
90th Percentile £528 £550 £396
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -5.56% +15.38% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £55.55
% change year-on-year -56.36% -50.50% +217.43%

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 23 February 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware