Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 218 219
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +20
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 12 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 31
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £175 £322 £363
90th Percentile £488 £536 £613
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £16.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 6,094 6,275 5,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.93% 89.27% 88.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,855 4,980 4,691
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £30.90 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -4.38% +2.77% -2.70%

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 19 November 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

Patch Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Patch Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Patch Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (25.00%) Okta
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Tufin
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
6 3 (25.00%) ISMS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (8.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) ISMS
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (8.33%) Server Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Okta
2 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco