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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
UK / England
Rank 564 581 575
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £470 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £291 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £363 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.06% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4209 4095 4154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.32% 8.80% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2567 2505
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 97 136 138
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WhatsUp Gold as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the England region over the 3 months to 21 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
London +16 4 £480 -
South East +9 2 £388 +6.89%
WhatsUp Gold
UK

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) IPsec
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
3 7 (41.18%) SNMP
3 7 (41.18%) 802.1X
4 6 (35.29%) Change Control
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Network Management
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) Junos
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) 802.11
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) RIP
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP

WhatsUp Gold
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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
2 7 (41.18%) IPsec
2 7 (41.18%) MPLS
2 7 (41.18%) SNMP
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) 802.11
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Junos
4 4 (23.53%) RIP
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) ICMP
5 3 (17.65%) L2TP
5 3 (17.65%) MRTG
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Internet Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Market Data Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) 802.1X
2 3 (17.65%) COM
3 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) FreeBSD
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Control
1 6 (35.29%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
1 3 (17.65%) Pingdom
2 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CME
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
6 3 (17.65%) BT
6 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) Splunk
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Aruba
7 2 (11.76%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
8 1 (5.88%) Charles River
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix
8 1 (5.88%) Nokia
8 1 (5.88%) Radianz
8 1 (5.88%) SAP