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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 381 396 401
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing WSUS 38 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 1.29% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 17
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £285 £305
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.20 - £76.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+111.85% +16.66%
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
1956 2012 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.39% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1308 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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 +5 14 £318 -0.78%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 60 (90.91%) Windows
2 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
3 46 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 44 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (54.55%) LAN
7 35 (53.03%) MS Exchange
8 33 (50.00%) Firewall
8 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
9 31 (46.97%) WAN
9 31 (46.97%) Cisco
10 30 (45.45%) MS Office
10 30 (45.45%) Blackberry
10 30 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (45.45%) VMware
11 29 (43.94%) CheckPoint
12 27 (40.91%) MPLS
12 27 (40.91%) Service Management
12 27 (40.91%) BIG-IP
12 27 (40.91%) NLBS
13 26 (39.39%) Performance Management
13 26 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (37.88%) DSL
14 25 (37.88%) Business Continuity
14 25 (37.88%) ITIL
14 25 (37.88%) Problem Management
15 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
15 24 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
15 24 (36.36%) BCP
16 21 (31.82%) Citrix

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 35 (53.03%) MS Exchange
2 30 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.58%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.52%) JBoss
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (45.45%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (54.55%) LAN
2 33 (50.00%) Firewall
3 31 (46.97%) WAN
4 27 (40.91%) MPLS
4 27 (40.91%) BIG-IP
5 25 (37.88%) DSL
6 14 (21.21%) DNS
7 11 (16.67%) DHCP
8 10 (15.15%) SAN
9 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.06%) VPN
10 4 (6.06%) WLAN
10 4 (6.06%) Wireless
11 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.03%) VoIP
11 2 (3.03%) SSL
12 1 (1.52%) DDNS
12 1 (1.52%) DMZ
12 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Back Office
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (22.73%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Administrator
5 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) DBA
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Server Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) SCCM Administrator
11 2 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Build Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) COM
1 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 14 (21.21%) Thin Client
2 14 (21.21%) Fat Client
3 7 (10.61%) Replication
4 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Handset
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (90.91%) Windows
2 44 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Service Management
2 26 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (39.39%) Performance Management
3 25 (37.88%) Problem Management
3 25 (37.88%) Business Continuity
3 25 (37.88%) ITIL
4 24 (36.36%) BCP
4 24 (36.36%) Business Continuity Planning
5 20 (30.30%) ITSM
6 7 (10.61%) Migration
7 6 (9.09%) Release Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 3 (4.55%) Security Patching
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.52%) Time Management
11 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.09%) Perl
4 5 (7.58%) Python
4 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.06%) VBScript
6 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) MCDST
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.91%) NLBS
3 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (21.21%) Xen
6 8 (12.12%) XenApp
7 7 (10.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (7.58%) Terminal Services
8 5 (7.58%) Samba
9 3 (4.55%) vSphere
9 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SCOM
3 5 (7.58%) AppDNA
4 2 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) WMI
5 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.52%) SCSM
5 1 (1.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 46 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco
3 30 (45.45%) VMware
4 29 (43.94%) CheckPoint
5 21 (31.82%) Citrix
6 13 (19.70%) Oracle
7 6 (9.09%) Sybase
7 6 (9.09%) HP
8 5 (7.58%) CA
9 4 (6.06%) Apple
10 3 (4.55%) NetApp
10 3 (4.55%) McAfee
10 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 3 (4.55%) F5
11 2 (3.03%) Lumension
11 2 (3.03%) Mitel
11 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.52%) Sophos
12 1 (1.52%) Remedy
12 1 (1.52%) Intel
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