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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 406 412 403
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £575 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £59.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.11% -
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) Data Management
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Life Science
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) VLAN
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
1 1 (12.50%) OLE DB
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Management
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) NETGEAR
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) VMware