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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 559 565 534
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 21 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £323 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.85%
SolarWinds Orion
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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
3944 3887 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.56% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2243 1751
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 159 158
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 7 £300 -
South East -19 5 £520 +44.44% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
London +2 3 £350 -30.00%
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
SolarWinds Orion
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SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 Orion.

1 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) SCOM
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (19.35%) BMC
5 6 (19.35%) CCNP
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 6 (19.35%) SCOrch
5 6 (19.35%) SCSM
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.13%) vSphere
6 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Apache
6 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
7 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) SAN
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 Orion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) OSPF
4 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
4 4 (12.90%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) NX-OS
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
5 3 (9.68%) FWSM
5 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) VRRP
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) DWDM
6 2 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) Informix
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.45%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Consultant
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Project Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
3 2 (6.45%) WSDL
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) OLE
4 1 (3.23%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (9.68%) IBM XIV
2 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) SIEM
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCDP
3 2 (6.45%) CCSP
3 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCSA
3 2 (6.45%) CCVP
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCOM
2 6 (19.35%) SCOrch
2 6 (19.35%) SCSM
3 3 (9.68%) Salt
3 3 (9.68%) Opsview
3 3 (9.68%) Graphite
3 3 (9.68%) Cacti
3 3 (9.68%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (9.68%) Nagios
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.23%) OpenView
5 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) BMC
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.68%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Websense
8 1 (3.23%) 3Com
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Sun