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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds Orion
UK / England
Rank 560 580 582
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 5 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £273 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.87% -13.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £400 £303
% change year-on-year
-31.87% +32.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% -25.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
-67.04% -25.42%

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
4292 4067 4174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.35% 8.74% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2546 2524
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 137 138
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £54.76 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire +7 3 £273 -9.16%
London +11 2 - - 1
SolarWinds Orion
UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 9 (39.13%) CCNP
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (34.78%) CCIE
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) Unified Communications
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) CCDP
8 5 (21.74%) Juniper
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) BGP
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) VLAN

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) Unified Communications
5 4 (17.39%) BGP
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) IPsec
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) TACACS
6 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Information Management
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCIE
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) CCDP
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) MCDST
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.70%) Cacti
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco CME
5 1 (4.35%) DameWare
5 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) F5
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
7 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.35%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (4.35%) Reuters
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam