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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 562 565 582
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£418 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.51% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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
3988 3510 3508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.65% 7.27% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2389 2103 1880
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 147 157
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
London +17 2 £250 -15.96% 1
North West - - - -
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WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) WAN
3 17 (65.38%) LAN
3 17 (65.38%) HP
4 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) Network Management
5 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
6 13 (50.00%) Service Management
6 13 (50.00%) Network Security
7 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (46.15%) Firewall
7 12 (46.15%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) Windows
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
10 9 (34.62%) MS Office
10 9 (34.62%) SNMP
10 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
10 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
10 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (30.77%) F5
11 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 8 (30.77%) DNS
11 8 (30.77%) Juniper
11 8 (30.77%) SAN
11 8 (30.77%) MPLS
12 7 (26.92%) VMware
12 7 (26.92%) McAfee

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) WAN
2 17 (65.38%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) Network Security
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) SNMP
6 8 (30.77%) SAN
6 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (23.08%) SSL
8 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (19.23%) Junos
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
10 4 (15.38%) ATM
11 3 (11.54%) ADSL
11 3 (11.54%) FDDI
11 3 (11.54%) IPsec
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Cryptography
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Network Management
2 13 (50.00%) Service Management
3 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 9 (34.62%) Incident Management
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 6 (23.08%) Network Design
7 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
1 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Xen
5 3 (11.54%) NLBS
6 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 4 (15.38%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) HP
3 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Juniper
4 8 (30.77%) F5
5 7 (26.92%) McAfee
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) TippingPoint
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Symantec
8 3 (11.54%) Remedy
8 3 (11.54%) Crossbeam
8 3 (11.54%) Dell
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp
8 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
8 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.69%) Veeam
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