Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 June 2019 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 101 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.068% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.49% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median daily rate - - £300
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00% -41.18%

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 241 204 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.48% 13.85% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 142 134
Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.45% +23.21%
10th Percentile £296 £310 £170
90th Percentile £675 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Wales median hourly rate £17.75 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.69% +100.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £16.13 £21.60 £11.73
90th Percentile £42.20 £36.38 £24.13
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -12.09%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Wales

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Wales

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Wales

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
South Wales +2 2 - -
WSUS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM