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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / London
Rank 370 396 382
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing WSUS 33 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 0.79% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 15
Median daily rate £350 £285 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £353 £294
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +26.05%

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
2273 1892 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 9.05% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1320 1248
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +46.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
City of London -11 7 £288 -11.53% 2
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
3 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
4 38 (51.35%) SCCM
5 33 (44.59%) PowerShell
6 32 (43.24%) VMware
7 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (29.73%) Windows 7
9 21 (28.38%) DNS
10 20 (27.03%) ITIL
11 18 (24.32%) Firewall
11 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.62%) DHCP
13 15 (20.27%) HP
13 15 (20.27%) Citrix
13 15 (20.27%) Linux
14 14 (18.92%) Patch Management
14 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
15 13 (17.57%) SQL
16 12 (16.22%) Dell
17 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
17 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
17 11 (14.86%) Cisco
17 11 (14.86%) Software Distribution
17 11 (14.86%) SCOM
18 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
18 10 (13.51%) Symantec
18 10 (13.51%) Change Management

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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) IIS
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.81%) Office 365
3 7 (9.46%) G Suite
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) Firewall
3 16 (21.62%) DHCP
4 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.11%) LAN
5 6 (8.11%) SAN
5 6 (8.11%) WAN
6 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.41%) Network Security
6 4 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.05%) NAS
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
7 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) X.509
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.70%) FTP
8 2 (2.70%) ISDN
8 2 (2.70%) PBX
8 2 (2.70%) VLAN
8 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MSI
2 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Administrator
2 13 (17.57%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) REST
1 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Cloud Native
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (20.27%) Linux
7 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
8 8 (10.81%) Mac OS X
9 7 (9.46%) Android
9 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
9 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
10 4 (5.41%) Unix
11 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.35%) VMS
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Patch Management
3 11 (14.86%) Software Distribution
4 10 (13.51%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (9.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (8.11%) Use Case
8 5 (6.76%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.41%) Release Management
10 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.05%) DevOps
10 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.05%) Security Hardening
10 3 (4.05%) Service Management
10 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.57%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.51%) Python
4 9 (12.16%) VBScript
5 6 (8.11%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) Korn
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCSE
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) MCDST
4 4 (5.41%) MCP
5 3 (4.05%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) GISP
6 2 (2.70%) MCITP
6 2 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) ACMT
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MOS
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.16%) XenApp
4 8 (10.81%) BitLocker
4 8 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.46%) vSphere
5 7 (9.46%) Xen
6 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) iptables
8 1 (1.35%) NFS
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (51.35%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 6 (8.11%) Sysprep
4 4 (5.41%) Nagios
5 3 (4.05%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.05%) Puppet
5 3 (4.05%) WMI
6 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.70%) Foglight
6 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.35%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (43.24%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
3 15 (20.27%) HP
4 12 (16.22%) Dell
5 11 (14.86%) Cisco
6 10 (13.51%) Symantec
7 8 (10.81%) Apple
7 8 (10.81%) Google
8 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow
9 5 (6.76%) Intel Security
9 5 (6.76%) LANDesk
10 4 (5.41%) EMC
11 3 (4.05%) F5
11 3 (4.05%) Qualys
12 2 (2.70%) Aruba
12 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.70%) Lumension
12 2 (2.70%) SAP
12 2 (2.70%) Splunk
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