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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 400 388 395
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.031% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.41% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£213 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 1 (16.67%) SCSM
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks
4 1 (16.67%) ScanSafe
4 1 (16.67%) SevOne
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Websense
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (16.67%) 3Com