The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SolarWinds.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
London / City of London
Rank 143 144 181
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £420 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
- -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +91.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1243 1235 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 40.11% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 901 1639
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 51
Median hourly rate £40.50 £21.62 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% +15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds
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 across the City of London region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SolarWinds
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 across the City of London region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds.

1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 5 (29.41%) Change Management
7 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
7 5 (29.41%) Network Management
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (23.53%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) BGP
9 3 (17.65%) Unix
9 3 (17.65%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
9 3 (17.65%) OPNET

SolarWinds
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
8 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (11.76%) MPLS
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Security Hardening
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OPNET
2 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
2 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (11.76%) Aruba
6 2 (11.76%) FireEye
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) TippingPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Tufin
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (5.88%) Radianz
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £340 - £350 per day
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