The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 401 397 414
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing WSUS 42 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 1.86% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 21
Median daily rate £338 £351 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £243 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £270 £294
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.14 £17.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.04% -52.66%
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
2670 2046 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.69% 8.73% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1404 1429
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 6 £325 +3.17% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £325 -
Harrow - 2 £488 -
Westminster - 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 76 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
4 49 (51.04%) SCCM
5 44 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 43 (44.79%) PowerShell
7 39 (40.63%) VMware
8 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (30.21%) Citrix
10 28 (29.17%) DNS
11 27 (28.13%) Firewall
12 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (23.96%) IIS
14 22 (22.92%) MS Exchange
15 21 (21.88%) Linux
15 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
16 20 (20.83%) ITIL
16 20 (20.83%) DHCP
17 19 (19.79%) HP
17 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
17 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
18 18 (18.75%) Apple
18 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
19 17 (17.71%) Xen
19 17 (17.71%) BitLocker
20 16 (16.67%) SAN
20 16 (16.67%) Symantec
20 16 (16.67%) Finance
20 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (23.96%) IIS
2 22 (22.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.46%) Apache
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.63%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) DNS
2 27 (28.13%) Firewall
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 16 (16.67%) SAN
5 10 (10.42%) X.509
6 8 (8.33%) Internet
6 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.29%) VLAN
8 6 (6.25%) WAN
9 5 (5.21%) LAN
9 5 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.17%) Skype
11 3 (3.13%) NAS
11 3 (3.13%) VPN
11 3 (3.13%) Wireless
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.08%) FTP
12 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MSI
2 5 (5.21%) InstallShield
2 5 (5.21%) WinDbg
3 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) GoCD
3 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Back Office
3 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Windows Engineer
2 22 (22.92%) Administrator
3 19 (19.79%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (15.63%) Architect
5 14 (14.58%) Design Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (9.38%) Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (7.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) PowerShell Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Linux Scripter
12 4 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
12 4 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) JSON
1 3 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.21%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.21%) EMC VNX
3 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.08%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
6 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Fintech
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 44 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.88%) Linux
5 21 (21.88%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.54%) Windows 10
7 12 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (7.29%) Unix
11 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (4.17%) Android
12 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.04%) VMS
14 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) ITIL
2 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 13 (13.54%) Patch Management
4 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.42%) Service Management
5 10 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (9.38%) Project Management
7 8 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.29%) Software Distribution
9 6 (6.25%) Change Management
9 6 (6.25%) DevOps
9 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.25%) ITSM
9 6 (6.25%) Security Patching
9 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.21%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (5.21%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.79%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.54%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) PHP
4 11 (11.46%) Python
4 11 (11.46%) VBScript
5 10 (10.42%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) Java
6 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.13%) VB
7 2 (2.08%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) Korn
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.58%) MCSE
3 9 (9.38%) MCTS
4 7 (7.29%) MCSA
5 6 (6.25%) MCITP
6 5 (5.21%) Degree
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.17%) ACMT
7 4 (4.17%) CCA
7 4 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.13%) MOS
8 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CISSP
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) MCP
10 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) DICOM
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 76 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.71%) BitLocker
3 17 (17.71%) Xen
4 10 (10.42%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (8.33%) XenApp
6 7 (7.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.21%) vSphere
8 4 (4.17%) Docker
9 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.04%) NFS
10 1 (1.04%) vCloud
10 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (51.04%) SCCM
2 15 (15.63%) SCOM
3 13 (13.54%) Puppet
4 11 (11.46%) Nagios
5 5 (5.21%) Casper Suite
5 5 (5.21%) Perfmon
6 4 (4.17%) FortiGate
6 4 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.13%) Icinga
7 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.13%) WMI
8 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.08%) Sysprep
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.04%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.63%) VMware
3 29 (30.21%) Citrix
4 19 (19.79%) HP
5 18 (18.75%) Apple
6 16 (16.67%) Symantec
7 15 (15.63%) Cisco
8 14 (14.58%) Dell
8 14 (14.58%) Intel Security
9 10 (10.42%) LANDesk
10 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.25%) EqualLogic
11 6 (6.25%) Google
12 5 (5.21%) Altiris
12 5 (5.21%) EMC
12 5 (5.21%) Lumension
13 4 (4.17%) Juniper
13 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
13 4 (4.17%) Splunk
14 3 (3.13%) hybris
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago