The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 June 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 / Wiltshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.86% 7.14% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £291
% change year-on-year +4.06% +5.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.06 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -39.85%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 35 56 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 5.26% 8.50% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in Wiltshire

WSUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in Wiltshire

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 1 £300 -
WSUS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware