Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median daily rate - - £338
South West median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.08% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £152.50 £131.25
% change year-on-year -72.13% +16.19% +228.13%

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 Somerset with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 58 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.26% 10.46% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 11
Somerset median daily rate £418 £359 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +10.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £225 £230 £250
90th Percentile £613 £417 £400
South West median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £28.00 £40.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -31.44% +12.20%
10th Percentile £21.90 £28.00 £38.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.00 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -30.88% +61.90% -9.19%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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