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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 156 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +9
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 1.32% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +15.38%
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
388 455 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.26% 8.26% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 344 333
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £259 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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
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 6 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) CMDB
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Process Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos