The first table below looks at the demand for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 71 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.26% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
124 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.49% 12.17% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 34
Average daily rate £300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the Buckinghamshire region.

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (33.33%) DSL

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) DSL
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
1 3 (33.33%) NLBS
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (44.44%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam