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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 391 398 375
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £280 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% +15.85%
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
1707 1482 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.75% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 970 840
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
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 3 March 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
City of London +9 1 £625 +117.39% 1
SolarWinds Orion
England

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (95.24%) SolarWinds
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) OSPF
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) CCNP
6 9 (42.86%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) F5
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) Juniper
9 6 (28.57%) Network Security
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (23.81%) Aruba
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (23.81%) 3Com
10 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (23.81%) IPsec
10 5 (23.81%) SSL
10 5 (23.81%) Dell
10 5 (23.81%) ADSL
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) LDAP
10 5 (23.81%) FortiGate
10 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (19.05%) VoIP
11 4 (19.05%) NetScreen

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) OSPF
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) BGP
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 5 (23.81%) SSL
7 5 (23.81%) LDAP
7 5 (23.81%) ADSL
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) NetScreen
8 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
8 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Trainer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) OLE
1 2 (9.52%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.76%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCVP
4 3 (14.29%) CCDP
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) CCSP
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (19.05%) Nessus
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.76%) Foglight
5 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.76%) Cacti
5 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (4.76%) OpenView
5 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) SolarWinds
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (23.81%) Dell
5 5 (23.81%) Aruba
5 5 (23.81%) 3Com
6 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Websense
9 1 (4.76%) BMC
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.76%) IPFX
9 1 (4.76%) Spiceworks
9 1 (4.76%) SevOne