The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 418 419 412
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1846 1934 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.22% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1252 1036
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Average hourly rate £22.18 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £52.95
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 London

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

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in London

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the London region.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Trend in London

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Histogram in London

SolarWinds Orion
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the London region.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Trend in London

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
Hammersmith - 1 - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Data Management
7 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) OLE
1 1 (10.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) SCSM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) Spiceworks
5 1 (10.00%) ScanSafe
5 1 (10.00%) SevOne
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Websense
5 1 (10.00%) Radware
5 1 (10.00%) 3Com
5 1 (10.00%) Dell