The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 381 383 372
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing WSUS 27 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 1.74% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 17
Average daily rate £285 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.70 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+80.43% -9.80%
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 5 £325 -10.95% 1
Feltham - 1 £450 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (79.63%) Windows Server
3 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
5 28 (51.85%) VMware
6 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (37.04%) DHCP
7 20 (37.04%) DNS
7 20 (37.04%) SQL
8 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.63%) Firewall
10 15 (27.78%) SCCM
10 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 14 (25.93%) Cisco
12 13 (24.07%) Citrix
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
13 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.52%) Perl
14 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
15 9 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
15 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (16.67%) Oracle
15 9 (16.67%) LAN
15 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.67%) CRM
15 9 (16.67%) SAN
15 9 (16.67%) Mac OS X
15 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) DHCP
1 20 (37.04%) DNS
2 16 (29.63%) Firewall
3 9 (16.67%) LAN
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) VoIP
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (9.26%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) VLAN
7 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) MPLS
7 3 (5.56%) NAS
7 3 (5.56%) Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) FTP
8 2 (3.70%) HTTP
8 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Wintel Support
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Process Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.70%) COM
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ADSI
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (79.63%) Windows Server
3 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 9 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Android
7 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) CRM
3 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) Patch Management
4 7 (12.96%) Open Source
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.56%) SDLC
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Coaching
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Network Design
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Perl
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) MCSE
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCITP
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCDST
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
3 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) Samba
4 8 (14.81%) Terminal Services
5 5 (9.26%) XenApp
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.70%) NFS
6 2 (3.70%) NLBS
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (3.70%) Xen
6 2 (3.70%) XenServer
7 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.85%) KVM
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) AppDNA
3 5 (9.26%) SCOM
4 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.70%) WMI
6 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.85%) Icinga
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) SCSM
6 1 (1.85%) SELinux
6 1 (1.85%) Simpana
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Cisco
4 13 (24.07%) Citrix
5 9 (16.67%) HP
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle
6 7 (12.96%) Apple
6 7 (12.96%) CA
7 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.26%) NetApp
8 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) Mitel
9 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
11 2 (3.70%) Avaya
11 2 (3.70%) EMC
11 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.70%) Remedy
11 2 (3.70%) Sage
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