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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 369 358 350
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing WSUS 29 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 2.25% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £239 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £331 £341
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.20 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +26.51%
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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
1701 1465 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.01% 6.70% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 955 846
Average daily rate £451 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £12.30 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.20 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +17 8 £365 -14.11% 2
Feltham - - - -
Romford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
3 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
4 32 (54.24%) VMware
5 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
6 24 (40.68%) Citrix
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (35.59%) MS Office
7 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
8 20 (33.90%) Cisco
9 18 (30.51%) Finance
10 17 (28.81%) XenApp
11 16 (27.12%) DNS
12 15 (25.42%) Blackberry
12 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
13 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
13 14 (23.73%) WAN
13 14 (23.73%) LAN
14 13 (22.03%) DHCP
14 13 (22.03%) Linux
14 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
15 12 (20.34%) ITIL
16 11 (18.64%) SAN
16 11 (18.64%) McAfee
16 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (18.64%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (16.95%) Windows 8

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (11.86%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Office
2 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) WAN
2 14 (23.73%) LAN
3 13 (22.03%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) SAN
5 10 (16.95%) Firewall
6 9 (15.25%) DSL
6 9 (15.25%) MPLS
6 9 (15.25%) BIG-IP
7 6 (10.17%) VPN
8 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (5.08%) SSL
11 2 (3.39%) NAS
11 2 (3.39%) Wireless
12 1 (1.69%) SMS
12 1 (1.69%) VoIP
12 1 (1.69%) FTP
12 1 (1.69%) Network Security
12 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) IT Support
8 4 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.95%) Fat Client
3 10 (16.95%) Thin Client
4 9 (15.25%) Open Source
5 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.17%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.39%) PKI
7 2 (3.39%) Replication
8 1 (1.69%) DTV
8 1 (1.69%) Clustering
8 1 (1.69%) Statistics
8 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.69%) CMDB
8 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.03%) Linux
5 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
6 9 (15.25%) Mac OS X Server
6 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
7 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX
11 1 (1.69%) AIX
11 1 (1.69%) Solaris
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
2 12 (20.34%) ITIL
3 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.95%) Service Management
5 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
5 8 (13.56%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) BCP
6 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity
6 7 (11.86%) ITSM
6 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Time Management
9 4 (6.78%) Software Deployment
9 4 (6.78%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
11 2 (3.39%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
2 9 (15.25%) Perl
2 9 (15.25%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) VBScript
6 2 (3.39%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) CCA
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) VCP4
5 1 (1.69%) CCAA
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.81%) XenApp
3 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (15.25%) Samba
6 8 (13.56%) NLBS
6 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
7 7 (11.86%) Xen
8 6 (10.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (8.47%) Firmware
9 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
9 5 (8.47%) vSphere
10 4 (6.78%) MetaFrame
10 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.08%) Nessus
5 2 (3.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 32 (54.24%) VMware
3 24 (40.68%) Citrix
4 20 (33.90%) Cisco
5 11 (18.64%) McAfee
6 10 (16.95%) CheckPoint
6 10 (16.95%) Apple
7 8 (13.56%) AppSense
7 8 (13.56%) Symantec
8 6 (10.17%) Altiris
8 6 (10.17%) Wyse
9 5 (8.47%) Veritas
10 4 (6.78%) Reuters
10 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
10 4 (6.78%) HP
10 4 (6.78%) Dell
11 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.39%) EMC
12 2 (3.39%) CA
12 2 (3.39%) CommVault
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