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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 398 395 377
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing WSUS 26 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 1.55% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £286 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £76.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +256.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.87%
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
1901 1679 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 6.62% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1123 1065
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 47
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +25 6 £320 -5.18% 3
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (98.39%) Windows
2 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 42 (67.74%) Windows 7
5 29 (46.77%) SCCM
5 29 (46.77%) VMware
6 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
7 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
11 19 (30.65%) ITIL
11 19 (30.65%) Service Management
12 18 (29.03%) MS Office
12 18 (29.03%) Cisco
12 18 (29.03%) Citrix
13 17 (27.42%) DNS
13 17 (27.42%) Blackberry
13 17 (27.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (27.42%) Firewall
13 17 (27.42%) Windows 8
14 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
14 16 (25.81%) WAN
15 15 (24.19%) DHCP
15 15 (24.19%) MPLS
15 15 (24.19%) BIG-IP
16 14 (22.58%) Migration
16 14 (22.58%) DSL
16 14 (22.58%) MSI
16 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.68%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Lync
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Office
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) DNS
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) WAN
3 15 (24.19%) DHCP
3 15 (24.19%) MPLS
3 15 (24.19%) BIG-IP
4 14 (22.58%) DSL
4 14 (22.58%) LAN
5 10 (16.13%) SAN
6 5 (8.06%) VPN
7 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.23%) Intranet
9 2 (3.23%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) LDAP
10 1 (1.61%) ATM
10 1 (1.61%) FTP
10 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MSI
2 13 (20.97%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) French Language
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) SCCM Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.52%) Thin Client
2 9 (14.52%) Fat Client
3 8 (12.90%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) Handset
5 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (98.39%) Windows
2 42 (67.74%) Windows 7
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (27.42%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
1 19 (30.65%) Service Management
2 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
3 14 (22.58%) Migration
4 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) ITSM
5 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.45%) BCP
6 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Workflow
7 2 (3.23%) Change Control
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.61%) Change Management
8 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
2 14 (22.58%) C#
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) VBScript
4 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCA
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) NLBS
4 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
5 9 (14.52%) Xen
6 7 (11.29%) XenApp
7 6 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.23%) vSphere
9 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.61%) SCSM
5 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.61%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.61%) MOM
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.77%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco
3 18 (29.03%) Citrix
4 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.90%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) IBM
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
9 3 (4.84%) Mitel
10 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) CommVault
10 2 (3.23%) Veritas
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle
11 1 (1.61%) NetApp
11 1 (1.61%) Remedy
11 1 (1.61%) McAfee
11 1 (1.61%) Sophos
11 1 (1.61%) CA
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