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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 189 182 207
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
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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
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds 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.

1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (44.00%) OSPF
3 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (40.00%) Wireless
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 9 (36.00%) CCNP
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (36.00%) F5
6 8 (32.00%) CCNA
6 8 (32.00%) BGP
7 7 (28.00%) HP
7 7 (28.00%) LAN
7 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Aruba
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
8 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (20.00%) VLAN
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SolarWinds 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (44.00%) OSPF
3 10 (40.00%) Wireless
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (32.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
9 4 (16.00%) SSL
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.00%) SAN
10 3 (12.00%) Intranet
10 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
11 2 (8.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DTS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Communications Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Network Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCSE
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (16.00%) OPNET
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (12.00%) OpenView
4 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (8.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.00%) Puppet
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) F5
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (24.00%) Aruba
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Websense
8 3 (12.00%) BT
8 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
8 3 (12.00%) NetApp
9 2 (8.00%) Remedy
9 2 (8.00%) McAfee
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos
9 2 (8.00%) Red Gate
9 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
10 1 (4.00%) Imperva
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