The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 404 410 406
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WSUS 32 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.10% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 20
Median daily rate £369 £299 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £197 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+111.12% -48.75%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2579 2001 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.90% 8.81% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 1417 1475
Median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in London

WSUS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WSUS Daily Rate Histogram in London

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in London

WSUS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -8 3 £294 -9.61% 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 77 (90.59%) Windows
2 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
3 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 43 (50.59%) SCCM
5 41 (48.24%) PowerShell
5 41 (48.24%) Windows Server
6 36 (42.35%) VMware
7 30 (35.29%) Citrix
8 26 (30.59%) DNS
9 24 (28.24%) HP
9 24 (28.24%) Linux
9 24 (28.24%) Firewall
10 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
11 21 (24.71%) Bash Shell
11 21 (24.71%) ITIL
12 20 (23.53%) Dell
12 20 (23.53%) Patch Management
13 19 (22.35%) Windows 10
13 19 (22.35%) DHCP
13 19 (22.35%) Apple
13 19 (22.35%) Xen
14 16 (18.82%) Symantec
14 16 (18.82%) Python
14 16 (18.82%) IIS
14 16 (18.82%) BitLocker
15 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.65%) XenApp

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.59%) Apache
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) G Suite
1 10 (11.76%) Office 365
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) DNS
2 24 (28.24%) Firewall
3 19 (22.35%) DHCP
4 11 (12.94%) SAN
5 8 (9.41%) X.509
6 6 (7.06%) Internet
7 5 (5.88%) LAN
7 5 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.88%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) VLAN
9 3 (3.53%) NAS
9 3 (3.53%) VoIP
9 3 (3.53%) VPN
10 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.35%) FTP
10 2 (2.35%) ISDN
10 2 (2.35%) PBX
10 2 (2.35%) Wireless
11 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Design Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Administrator
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) SCCM Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Cloud Native
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Clustering
3 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (90.59%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.24%) Linux
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
6 19 (22.35%) Windows 10
7 14 (16.47%) Mac OS X
8 10 (11.76%) Android
8 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 10 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 10 (11.76%) Windows 8
9 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
10 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (5.88%) Unix
12 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.18%) VMS
13 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) ITIL
2 20 (23.53%) Patch Management
3 14 (16.47%) Software Distribution
4 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (15.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.94%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (12.94%) Use Case
6 8 (9.41%) Change Management
6 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.41%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
9 5 (5.88%) Project Management
9 5 (5.88%) Service Management
10 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.53%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (3.53%) DevOps
11 3 (3.53%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) PowerShell
2 21 (24.71%) Bash Shell
3 16 (18.82%) Python
4 13 (15.29%) SQL
5 9 (10.59%) PHP
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
7 7 (8.24%) VBScript
8 4 (4.71%) VB
9 3 (3.53%) Java
9 3 (3.53%) Korn
10 2 (2.35%) C#
10 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.12%) MCSE
3 8 (9.41%) MCTS
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) ACMT
6 5 (5.88%) CCA
6 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.88%) MCSA
7 4 (4.71%) MCITP
8 3 (3.53%) MOS
9 1 (1.18%) CCNA
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.18%) GISP
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) MCP
9 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (22.35%) Xen
4 16 (18.82%) BitLocker
5 15 (17.65%) XenApp
6 14 (16.47%) XenDesktop
7 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 8 (9.41%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (4.71%) vSphere
10 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.18%) Docker
12 1 (1.18%) NFS
12 1 (1.18%) vCloud
12 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (50.59%) SCCM
2 15 (17.65%) SCOM
3 9 (10.59%) Nagios
4 8 (9.41%) Puppet
5 5 (5.88%) Casper Suite
6 4 (4.71%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.53%) Sysprep
7 3 (3.53%) WMI
8 2 (2.35%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.35%) Foglight
8 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.18%) ThinApp
9 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.35%) VMware
3 30 (35.29%) Citrix
4 24 (28.24%) HP
5 20 (23.53%) Dell
6 19 (22.35%) Apple
7 16 (18.82%) Symantec
8 14 (16.47%) Cisco
9 13 (15.29%) Google
10 10 (11.76%) ServiceNow
11 6 (7.06%) Intel Security
12 5 (5.88%) EMC
12 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.53%) EqualLogic
13 3 (3.53%) F5
13 3 (3.53%) LANDesk
14 2 (2.35%) Aruba
14 2 (2.35%) Lumension
14 2 (2.35%) Qualys
14 2 (2.35%) Splunk
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