The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 611 599 598
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 22 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.068% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.77% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 2
Median daily rate £415 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £298 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.13 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.70% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £22.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.88% -52.63%
SolarWinds Orion
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5625 4683 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 8.84% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 2890 2486
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 142 147
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.45 £31.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SolarWinds Orion as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in England

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the England region.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Trend in England

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Histogram in England

SolarWinds Orion
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the England region.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Trend in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 11 £420 -1.17%
South East 0 3 £503 +43.57% 1
East Midlands - 3 £268 -
Yorkshire -6 2 £78 -74.16%
North East - 2 £196 -
North West - 1 £210 - 2
SolarWinds Orion
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SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 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 England region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 41 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 33 (80.49%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (51.22%) Wireless
6 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
7 17 (41.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (36.59%) CCIE
8 15 (36.59%) CCNP
9 14 (34.15%) Juniper
9 14 (34.15%) F5
10 13 (31.71%) Degree
11 12 (29.27%) DHCP
12 11 (26.83%) DNS
12 11 (26.83%) Nagios
12 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
12 11 (26.83%) IP Telephony
12 11 (26.83%) Cacti
13 10 (24.39%) FWSM
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (21.95%) BIG-IP
14 9 (21.95%) SAN
14 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
14 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
15 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
15 8 (19.51%) Windows
15 8 (19.51%) SSL
15 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
15 8 (19.51%) Cisco Prime

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) Wireless
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (29.27%) DHCP
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 11 (26.83%) IP Telephony
7 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (24.39%) FWSM
8 9 (21.95%) BIG-IP
8 9 (21.95%) SAN
9 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
9 8 (19.51%) IPsec
9 8 (19.51%) MPLS
9 8 (19.51%) Network Security
9 8 (19.51%) SSL
9 8 (19.51%) TACACS
10 7 (17.07%) LAN
10 7 (17.07%) OSPF
10 7 (17.07%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Voice Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) FlexPod
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
1 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.07%) Change Control
2 7 (17.07%) Information Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design
3 6 (14.63%) Operations Management
4 4 (9.76%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (9.76%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
1 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCIE
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) Degree
4 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) CCNA
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) MCDST
7 4 (9.76%) MCITP
7 4 (9.76%) MCSE
7 4 (9.76%) MCTS
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) CCDP
9 1 (2.44%) CCDE
9 1 (2.44%) CCSP
9 1 (2.44%) CISSP
9 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Cacti
1 11 (26.83%) Nagios
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.44%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco CME
6 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.44%) Graphite
6 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.44%) Opsview
6 1 (2.44%) Puppet
6 1 (2.44%) Salt
6 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 33 (80.49%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) F5
3 14 (34.15%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Trustwave
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) NetApp
6 4 (9.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas