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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 568 564 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 27 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.012% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.15% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
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£350 £369 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £344 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
4298 3950 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.34% 8.00% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2336 2030
Average daily rate £405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 123 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £31.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
South East +1 12 £350 - 3
London +1 7 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire - 6 - - 3
East of England - 2 £300 - 1
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SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 37 (69.81%) Cisco
3 26 (49.06%) Firewall
4 25 (47.17%) Windows
5 21 (39.62%) VMware
6 18 (33.96%) vSphere
7 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
8 16 (30.19%) WAN
8 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) BGP
9 13 (24.53%) LAN
9 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
10 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (22.64%) VPN
10 12 (22.64%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) OSPF
10 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
10 12 (22.64%) SAN
11 11 (20.75%) Citrix
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (18.87%) XenApp
12 10 (18.87%) XenDesktop
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) MPLS
13 9 (16.98%) Cacti
13 9 (16.98%) F5

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (13.21%) Node.js
3 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Firewall
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 13 (24.53%) LAN
3 13 (24.53%) BGP
4 12 (22.64%) VPN
4 12 (22.64%) SAN
4 12 (22.64%) OSPF
5 10 (18.87%) MPLS
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (13.21%) NAS
8 7 (13.21%) BIG-IP
8 7 (13.21%) VoIP
9 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.43%) Wireless
9 5 (9.43%) IPsec
10 4 (7.55%) VLAN
10 4 (7.55%) SSL
10 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (7.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
1 7 (13.21%) Informix
1 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
1 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) GCC
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) OSS Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Project Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) OLE
1 1 (1.89%) OLE DB
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (13.21%) IBM XIV
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.21%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Build Automation
3 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (3.77%) Data Management
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) PHP
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) R
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.09%) CCNP
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) vSphere
2 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.87%) XenApp
3 10 (18.87%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Cacti
2 8 (15.09%) Nagios
2 8 (15.09%) Opsview
2 8 (15.09%) Graphite
3 7 (13.21%) Salt
3 7 (13.21%) NetBackup
4 6 (11.32%) SCOrch
5 5 (9.43%) SCSM
6 4 (7.55%) SCCM
6 4 (7.55%) SCOM
7 3 (5.66%) Foglight
8 2 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.89%) OpenView
9 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 37 (69.81%) Cisco
3 21 (39.62%) VMware
4 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.75%) Citrix
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) F5
8 8 (15.09%) HP
8 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
9 7 (13.21%) Veritas
9 7 (13.21%) IBM
10 6 (11.32%) BMC
11 5 (9.43%) Juniper
12 3 (5.66%) NetApp
12 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (5.66%) Brocade
13 2 (3.77%) Veeam
13 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
13 2 (3.77%) Remedy
14 1 (1.89%) Websense
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