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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 142 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +15
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.67% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Average daily rate £394 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £452 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £318
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +22.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +32.85%
SolarWinds
London

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
1230 2225 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.15% 43.82% 42.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1638 1736
Average daily rate £435 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) Nagios
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) RHCE
7 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) Ansible
7 6 (30.00%) RHCSA
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Solaris
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) Apache
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) Middleware
9 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) CFEngine
9 4 (20.00%) Cobbler

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) SSH
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) H.323
6 2 (10.00%) Intranet
6 2 (10.00%) MGCP
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Security
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (30.00%) RHCE
1 6 (30.00%) RHCSA
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) CFEngine
3 4 (20.00%) Cobbler
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 3 (15.00%) SCOM
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (10.00%) Nessus
5 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Tufin
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Nortel
6 2 (10.00%) Qualys
6 2 (10.00%) Tandberg
7 1 (5.00%) iManage
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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