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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 379 372 330
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Contract jobs citing WSUS 23 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 2.02% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £463 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.74% +18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.20 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +51.11%
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
1711 1582 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 7.06% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1038 901
Average daily rate £463 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 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 27 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 7 £320 -11.35% 2
Feltham - - - -
Romford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 50 (96.15%) Windows
2 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
3 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (53.85%) VMware
6 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
7 22 (42.31%) Citrix
8 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
9 19 (36.54%) DNS
10 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (30.77%) MS Office
12 15 (28.85%) DHCP
12 15 (28.85%) Cisco
12 15 (28.85%) Finance
13 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
14 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 13 (25.00%) XenApp
14 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
14 13 (25.00%) WAN
14 13 (25.00%) LAN
14 13 (25.00%) Linux
15 11 (21.15%) ITIL
15 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
16 10 (19.23%) Apple
16 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
16 10 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (19.23%) McAfee
17 9 (17.31%) Service Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.62%) IIS
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.85%) Lync
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) DNS
2 15 (28.85%) DHCP
3 13 (25.00%) LAN
3 13 (25.00%) WAN
4 8 (15.38%) SAN
4 8 (15.38%) MPLS
4 8 (15.38%) DSL
4 8 (15.38%) Firewall
5 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
5 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.77%) SSL
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
7 2 (3.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.92%) Multicast
8 1 (1.92%) DDNS
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) Administrator
2 9 (17.31%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
3 9 (17.31%) Open Source
3 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
4 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Replication
5 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Clustering
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.92%) CMDB
7 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (96.15%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
7 9 (17.31%) Mac OS X Server
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
10 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
11 3 (5.77%) UNIX
12 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.92%) AIX
12 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
2 9 (17.31%) Service Management
2 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.31%) Problem Management
3 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 6 (11.54%) BCP
5 6 (11.54%) ITSM
6 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.69%) Time Management
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Business Development
8 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
2 9 (17.31%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) VBScript
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) HND
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCAA
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) XenApp
3 9 (17.31%) Samba
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.46%) NLBS
5 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.54%) vSphere
5 6 (11.54%) Xen
6 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (5.77%) MetaFrame
8 3 (5.77%) Firmware
8 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) Nessus
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.92%) SCSM
6 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.92%) SCOM
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) VMware
3 22 (42.31%) Citrix
4 15 (28.85%) Cisco
5 10 (19.23%) McAfee
5 10 (19.23%) Apple
6 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.54%) AppSense
8 4 (7.69%) Altiris
8 4 (7.69%) Wyse
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec
8 4 (7.69%) Veritas
8 4 (7.69%) HP
9 3 (5.77%) Dell
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) Reuters
9 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) CA
10 2 (3.85%) CommVault
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