The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 406 406 410
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.033% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.52% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£450 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £266 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £386 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1817 1529 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 6.31% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 995 1005
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £41.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SolarWinds Orion
England

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 25 July 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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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 +16 2 £400 +60.00%
Hayes - - - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) OpenView
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Cacti
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (20.00%) Websense
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) CCDP
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCVP
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView
2 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (30.00%) Cacti
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (10.00%) WMI
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) Websense
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) IronPort
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Exinda
6 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (10.00%) Tufin
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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