Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 232 263
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 +27
Contract jobs citing WSUS 8 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 1.83% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
City of London median daily rate £350 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.51% +11.99%
10th Percentile £170 £205 £233
90th Percentile £449 £400 £436
Central London median daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +12.00% -2.34% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

WSUS is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 781 765 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.97% 11.37% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 600 678
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £284
90th Percentile £670 £631 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £442
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.41% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
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 WSUS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
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 WSUS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSUS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management

WSUS
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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Tester
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec