Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Patch Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 217 210
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +56
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £309 £363 £273
90th Percentile £498 £613 £544
Central London median daily rate £325 £469 £475
% change year-on-year -30.67% -1.32% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Patch Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,059 5,334 5,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.56% 87.26% 87.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,790 4,118 4,556
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.48% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 43 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £12.90 £11.50
90th Percentile £38.10 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.92 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.25% -17.46% +0.27%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Patch Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in the City of London

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Patch Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Patch Management in the City of London

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Patch Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Patch Management in the City of London

Patch Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Patch Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Patch Management.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Veritas
6 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
6 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
6 3 (21.43%) Reuters
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (21.43%) Kondor
6 3 (21.43%) Sybase
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) SNMP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) OpenView
6 3 (21.43%) HP

Patch Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Skype
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Development Specialist
1 3 (21.43%) Kondor Support
1 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.14%) Case Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Security
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) HP ASE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OpenView
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Hitachi
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Reuters
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) VMware