The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 161 154 199
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +45
Contract jobs citing WSUS 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 1.58% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £343 £277
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+116.40% -46.66%
WSUS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
347 317 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.21% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 243 346
Median daily rate £513 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Median hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +27.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the City of London region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the City of London region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) SCCM
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Dell
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) SCOM
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
8 3 (25.00%) BitLocker
9 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCDST
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MOS
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) D-Link
5 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (8.33%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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