The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 209 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +23.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
399 411 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 6.59% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 281
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SolarWinds Orion
London

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 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5