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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 196 195 226
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs citing WSUS 15 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.33% 1.29% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
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£330 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £251 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £356 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.25 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+244.02% +55.55%
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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
451 542 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.60% 9.21% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 388 290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
6 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 11 (50.00%) LAN
7 11 (50.00%) WAN
7 11 (50.00%) Cisco
7 11 (50.00%) Firewall
8 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
9 9 (40.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (40.91%) DSL
9 9 (40.91%) Service Management
9 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
9 9 (40.91%) MPLS
9 9 (40.91%) ITIL
9 9 (40.91%) MS Office
9 9 (40.91%) VMware
9 9 (40.91%) BIG-IP
9 9 (40.91%) NLBS
10 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (36.36%) Performance Management
11 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
11 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity
11 7 (31.82%) BCP
11 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (27.27%) DNS
12 6 (27.27%) Citrix

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) BIG-IP
2 9 (40.91%) MPLS
2 9 (40.91%) DSL
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) DMZ
7 1 (4.55%) Intranet
7 1 (4.55%) Extranet
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) COM
1 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Service Management
2 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity
3 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
3 7 (31.82%) BCP
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.55%) Server Building
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) NLBS
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) Xen
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (9.09%) Samba
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) SCSM
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.55%) Lumension
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) SAP