The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 578 576 563
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
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£322 £409 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £291 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £451 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £418 £338
% change year-on-year
-34.13% +23.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WhatsUp Gold
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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
4469 4141 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.31% 8.09% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2782 2461 2199
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 154 157
Average hourly rate £21.51 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in England

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in England

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in England

WhatsUp Gold
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 WhatsUp Gold within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £325 - 1
London -7 3 £322 +28.60%
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands +6 1 £275 - 1
WhatsUp Gold
UK

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Network Management
3 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) HP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) Service Management
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) LAN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) SNMP
9 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (30.00%) F5
10 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (25.00%) Juniper
11 5 (25.00%) SAN
11 5 (25.00%) Windows
11 5 (25.00%) MS Office
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) Cryptography
11 5 (25.00%) McAfee
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (25.00%) Junos
11 5 (25.00%) vSphere
11 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) SNMP
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (25.00%) Junos
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) DMVPN
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Network Management
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) Service Management
4 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) People Management
11 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.00%) Release Management
11 1 (5.00%) ITSM
11 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) RHCE
4 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 5 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Tripwire
7 1 (5.00%) Imperva
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
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