The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% 0.76% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £401 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £384 £315
% change year-on-year -8.79% +21.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -61.62% +91.11%  

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

Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 26 6 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 12.50% 2.28% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing WSUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Somerset

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Somerset

WSUS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) DCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DCCP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware