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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 375 356 343
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing WSUS 28 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.65% 2.29% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £463 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £18.19
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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
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSUS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WSUS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +9 7 £320 +4.52% 3
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
3 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
5 30 (51.72%) VMware
6 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
7 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (41.38%) MS Exchange
8 19 (32.76%) LAN
8 19 (32.76%) WAN
9 18 (31.03%) DNS
9 18 (31.03%) MS Office
9 18 (31.03%) Citrix
10 16 (27.59%) Cisco
10 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
10 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (25.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (25.86%) ITIL
11 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.86%) Firewall
12 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
13 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
13 13 (22.41%) Service Management
13 13 (22.41%) DHCP
13 13 (22.41%) DSL
13 13 (22.41%) MPLS
14 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
14 12 (20.69%) Linux
14 12 (20.69%) BIG-IP
14 12 (20.69%) NLBS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.07%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) LAN
1 19 (32.76%) WAN
2 18 (31.03%) DNS
3 15 (25.86%) Firewall
4 13 (22.41%) DHCP
4 13 (22.41%) DSL
4 13 (22.41%) MPLS
5 12 (20.69%) BIG-IP
6 7 (12.07%) SAN
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless
8 3 (5.17%) SSL
9 2 (3.45%) NAS
9 2 (3.45%) Network Security
10 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.72%) VoIP
10 1 (1.72%) LDAP
10 1 (1.72%) DDNS
10 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.34%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Administrator
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (13.79%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) DBA
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (10.34%) Sybase DBA
8 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
8 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Citrix Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) SCCM Administrator
11 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.97%) Fat Client
2 11 (18.97%) Thin Client
3 9 (15.52%) Open Source
4 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.07%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) Handset
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.72%) DTV
7 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.72%) Statistics
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
4 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.69%) Linux
6 9 (15.52%) Mac OS X Server
6 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
7 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) UNIX
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Service Management
3 12 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 12 (20.69%) Performance Management
4 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity Planning
4 11 (18.97%) Business Continuity
4 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (18.97%) BCP
5 10 (17.24%) ITSM
6 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Release Management
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
10 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.45%) Time Management
10 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
1 9 (15.52%) Python
1 9 (15.52%) Perl
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.62%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) HND
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) MCDST
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) NLBS
4 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
5 9 (15.52%) Samba
5 9 (15.52%) XenApp
6 8 (13.79%) Xen
7 7 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
8 5 (8.62%) vSphere
9 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
11 2 (3.45%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.72%) Firmware
12 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Puppet
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) Nessus
4 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) VMware
3 18 (31.03%) Citrix
4 16 (27.59%) Cisco
5 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
6 10 (17.24%) Apple
7 9 (15.52%) McAfee
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle
9 6 (10.34%) Sybase
10 3 (5.17%) AppSense
10 3 (5.17%) HP
11 2 (3.45%) CA
11 2 (3.45%) Wyse
12 1 (1.72%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.72%) SAP
12 1 (1.72%) NetApp
12 1 (1.72%) Veritas
12 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.72%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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