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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 392 393 398
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing WSUS 33 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 1.55% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 16
Average daily rate
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£340 £333 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £252 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £137.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.25 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+244.02% +55.55%
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
1846 1934 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.22% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1252 1036
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Average hourly rate £22.18 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £52.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 July 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 July 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 -1 15 £330 +3.12% 2
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (51.52%) VMware
7 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 33 (50.00%) LAN
8 32 (48.48%) Windows 7
9 30 (45.45%) WAN
9 30 (45.45%) Firewall
10 29 (43.94%) Cisco
11 28 (42.42%) Blackberry
11 28 (42.42%) MS Office
12 27 (40.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 27 (40.91%) CheckPoint
13 25 (37.88%) DSL
13 25 (37.88%) MPLS
13 25 (37.88%) Service Management
13 25 (37.88%) BIG-IP
13 25 (37.88%) NLBS
14 24 (36.36%) Performance Management
15 23 (34.85%) Problem Management
15 23 (34.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (34.85%) ITIL
16 22 (33.33%) BCP
16 22 (33.33%) Business Continuity
16 22 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
17 18 (27.27%) ITSM
18 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (40.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.09%) IIS
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Lync
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) JBoss
8 1 (1.52%) Apache
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) 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 33 (50.00%) LAN
2 30 (45.45%) WAN
2 30 (45.45%) Firewall
3 25 (37.88%) BIG-IP
3 25 (37.88%) DSL
3 25 (37.88%) MPLS
4 8 (12.12%) DNS
5 7 (10.61%) SAN
6 5 (7.58%) DHCP
7 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.06%) WLAN
7 4 (6.06%) Wireless
8 3 (4.55%) VPN
9 2 (3.03%) VoIP
9 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.52%) IPsec
10 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.52%) VLAN
10 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Front Office
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Administrator
2 19 (28.79%) Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (19.70%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) DBA
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
7 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Citrix Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
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
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Blackberry
2 13 (19.70%) Thin Client
2 13 (19.70%) Fat Client
3 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
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 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (48.48%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.70%) Mac OS X Server
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
8 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.52%) UNIX
10 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Service Management
2 24 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 23 (34.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (34.85%) ITIL
3 23 (34.85%) Problem Management
4 22 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 22 (33.33%) BCP
4 22 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 18 (27.27%) ITSM
6 13 (19.70%) Open Source
7 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.09%) Release Management
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (3.03%) Project Management
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.03%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.03%) Migration
11 1 (1.52%) Server Building
11 1 (1.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) Perl
2 13 (19.70%) Python
2 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
3 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.61%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) VBScript
5 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCDST
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
System Software
1 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (37.88%) NLBS
3 16 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (19.70%) Samba
6 12 (18.18%) Xen
7 7 (10.61%) XenApp
8 5 (7.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.03%) vSphere
10 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 5 (7.58%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
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 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (51.52%) VMware
3 29 (43.94%) Cisco
4 27 (40.91%) CheckPoint
5 15 (22.73%) Citrix
6 13 (19.70%) Apple
7 7 (10.61%) Oracle
8 6 (9.09%) Sybase
9 4 (6.06%) HP
9 4 (6.06%) McAfee
10 3 (4.55%) F5
11 2 (3.03%) Mitel
11 2 (3.03%) Dell
11 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.52%) SAP
12 1 (1.52%) Intel
12 1 (1.52%) Veeam
12 1 (1.52%) Sophos
12 1 (1.52%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
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