Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 224 228
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 +54
Contract jobs citing WSUS 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.32% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
City of London median daily rate £335 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.52% +2.68% -12.50%
10th Percentile £296 £199 £216
90th Percentile £479 £476 £325
Central London median daily rate £335 £269 £325
% change year-on-year +24.65% -17.31% +1.56%
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 950 680 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.70% 10.88% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 555 598
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £305 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £627
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.34 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +8.95% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.95 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £34.23 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -14.34% +13.89% +9.63%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS 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 WSUS.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (20.00%) MSI
6 2 (20.00%) Law
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (10.00%) Lumension
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) WinDbg
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) High Availability

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Qualys
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec