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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 384 381 347
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing WSUS 29 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.60% 2.25% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 23
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£365 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £233 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.75 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -17.03%
WSUS
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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
1811 1692 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.02% 7.11% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1294 1183 800
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +4 6 £365 +21.46% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Paddington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
4 35 (59.32%) Windows 7
5 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (50.85%) VMware
7 28 (47.46%) MS Office
8 27 (45.76%) Citrix
9 25 (42.37%) MS Exchange
10 23 (38.98%) Cisco
10 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (33.90%) Blackberry
11 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (32.20%) DNS
13 18 (30.51%) ITIL
14 17 (28.81%) Finance
15 16 (27.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (27.12%) Service Management
15 16 (27.12%) DHCP
15 16 (27.12%) XenApp
16 15 (25.42%) Problem Management
16 15 (25.42%) WAN
17 14 (23.73%) LAN
17 14 (23.73%) Firewall
18 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (22.03%) DSL
18 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
18 13 (22.03%) MPLS
18 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
19 12 (20.34%) Performance Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 25 (42.37%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (15.25%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Office
2 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
2 16 (27.12%) DHCP
3 15 (25.42%) WAN
4 14 (23.73%) LAN
4 14 (23.73%) Firewall
5 13 (22.03%) MPLS
5 13 (22.03%) DSL
5 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
6 12 (20.34%) SAN
7 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.86%) VPN
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (5.08%) VoIP
10 3 (5.08%) SSL
11 2 (3.39%) Intranet
11 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.39%) Wireless
11 2 (3.39%) FTP
11 2 (3.39%) NAS
12 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
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 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Server Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Blackberry
2 10 (16.95%) Thin Client
2 10 (16.95%) Fat Client
3 8 (13.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) iPad
6 3 (5.08%) Replication
6 3 (5.08%) Clustering
7 2 (3.39%) PKI
7 2 (3.39%) Handset
7 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.69%) iPhone
8 1 (1.69%) Statistics
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.69%) CMDB
8 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 35 (59.32%) Windows 7
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.95%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.78%) Linux
9 2 (3.39%) UNIX
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Service Management
3 15 (25.42%) Problem Management
4 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (20.34%) Performance Management
6 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (13.56%) Change Management
6 8 (13.56%) ITSM
6 8 (13.56%) BCP
6 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) Time Management
8 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.78%) Software Deployment
9 4 (6.78%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (5.08%) Network Management
10 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VBScript
4 2 (3.39%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCITP
4 2 (3.39%) MCP
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) MCSA
4 2 (3.39%) CCNP
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CCA
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 48 (81.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (27.12%) XenApp
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (18.64%) NLBS
5 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 8 (13.56%) Xen
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
8 5 (8.47%) vSphere
8 5 (8.47%) Firmware
8 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
9 4 (6.78%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.08%) Nessus
4 3 (5.08%) SCOM
5 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.69%) SCSM
6 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.69%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 27 (45.76%) Citrix
4 23 (38.98%) Cisco
5 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
6 11 (18.64%) Symantec
7 9 (15.25%) McAfee
8 8 (13.56%) AppSense
9 7 (11.86%) HP
9 7 (11.86%) Dell
10 6 (10.17%) Wyse
10 6 (10.17%) Altiris
11 5 (8.47%) Veritas
12 4 (6.78%) Reuters
12 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
13 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
13 3 (5.08%) EMC
14 2 (3.39%) Oracle
14 2 (3.39%) CA
14 2 (3.39%) CommVault
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