The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 196 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -7.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the City of London region.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds Orion
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the City of London region.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 SolarWinds Orion.

1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) SecurID
4 1 (25.00%) WMI
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 SolarWinds Orion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TACACS
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) WAAS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) IPFX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware