The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 376 330 403
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +73
Contract jobs citing WSUS 36 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.23% 4.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 12
Average daily rate £375 £438 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £333 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -39.82%
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
WSUS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 6 £361 -19.72%
Croydon -9 3 £375 -11.76%
Docklands, London - 1 £410 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 64 (90.14%) Windows
2 53 (74.65%) SCCM
3 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
4 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
5 48 (67.61%) Windows 7
6 33 (46.48%) PowerShell
7 29 (40.85%) Windows 8
8 21 (29.58%) MSI
9 20 (28.17%) C#
10 19 (26.76%) DHCP
10 19 (26.76%) DNS
10 19 (26.76%) InstallShield
10 19 (26.76%) VMware
11 18 (25.35%) SQL
12 17 (23.94%) Citrix
13 16 (22.54%) .NET
13 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
13 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
13 16 (22.54%) French Language
14 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (19.72%) ITIL
16 13 (18.31%) Migration
16 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
18 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
19 10 (14.08%) Cisco
20 9 (12.68%) HP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) Lync
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) DHCP
1 19 (26.76%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) SAN
3 8 (11.27%) Firewall
4 6 (8.45%) Internet
5 4 (5.63%) WAN
6 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.23%) VLAN
6 3 (4.23%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.82%) DSL
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) LAN
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.82%) NAS
7 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) MSI
2 19 (26.76%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (22.54%) French Language
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Build Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Consultant
3 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) WAP
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.23%) Replication
2 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (90.14%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) Windows 7
3 29 (40.85%) Windows 8
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.63%) Linux
7 4 (5.63%) UNIX
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.82%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.82%) AIX
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.68%) Service Management
5 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (7.04%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Software Distribution
8 3 (4.23%) Network Design
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
8 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.82%) Change Management
9 2 (2.82%) ITSM
9 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.82%) High Availability
9 2 (2.82%) Change Control
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Management
10 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) PowerShell
2 20 (28.17%) C#
3 18 (25.35%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) VBScript
5 4 (5.63%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.27%) MCITP
5 6 (8.45%) MCSE
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.45%) Degree
6 5 (7.04%) MCTS
6 5 (7.04%) CCNA
7 4 (5.63%) CCNP
7 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.23%) MCSA
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.82%) SCSA
10 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) MCP
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) Terminal Server
3 6 (8.45%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.82%) VMware GSX
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 2 (2.82%) Xen
8 1 (1.41%) NLBS
8 1 (1.41%) vCloud
8 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (74.65%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) SCOM
3 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.82%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.82%) YUM
4 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.82%) WMI
4 2 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) SCSM
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.41%) Legato
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) MOM
5 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Citrix
4 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 9 (12.68%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) Veritas
7 4 (5.63%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 3 (4.23%) Sun
8 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Sophos
9 2 (2.82%) Toshiba
9 2 (2.82%) CommVault
9 2 (2.82%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) Juniper
9 2 (2.82%) EMC
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