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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 161 176 196
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-66.06% -8.33%
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
1454 1968 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.14% 42.49% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1480 1905
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
6 6 (37.50%) Tufin
6 6 (37.50%) WAAS
6 6 (37.50%) Aruba
6 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
6 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
6 6 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (37.50%) FireEye
7 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
7 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 5 (31.25%) Wireshark

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 6 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (37.50%) WAAS
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 2 (12.50%) BGP
9 2 (12.50%) MPLS
9 2 (12.50%) OSPF
9 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 6 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (37.50%) Aruba
4 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 6 (37.50%) FireEye
4 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Tufin
5 5 (31.25%) LogLogic
5 5 (31.25%) Radianz
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Avaya
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
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