The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 25 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SolarWinds.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 368 370 379
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 67 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 41
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-66.06% -8.33%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9618 9810 11187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 42.00% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6360 6514 7233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 208 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in London

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in London

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in London

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in London

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 11 £450 +5.88% 2
Hammersmith +2 1 £425 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 72 (59.50%) Cisco
2 58 (47.93%) Firewall
3 56 (46.28%) Wireless
4 47 (38.84%) F5
5 44 (36.36%) Juniper
6 43 (35.54%) Data Centre
7 42 (34.71%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (33.88%) CheckPoint
9 39 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (32.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (30.58%) CCNP
11 36 (29.75%) Microsoft
12 34 (28.10%) TCP/IP
12 34 (28.10%) Nagios
13 31 (25.62%) LAN
13 31 (25.62%) WAN
13 31 (25.62%) Riverbed
14 30 (24.79%) Finance
15 29 (23.97%) Palo Alto
16 28 (23.14%) Windows
17 27 (22.31%) DHCP
18 25 (20.66%) VMware
18 25 (20.66%) DNS
18 25 (20.66%) ITIL
18 25 (20.66%) Aruba
19 24 (19.83%) OSPF
19 24 (19.83%) BIG-IP
20 23 (19.01%) BGP
20 23 (19.01%) Change Management
21 20 (16.53%) CCIE

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (47.93%) Firewall
2 56 (46.28%) Wireless
3 42 (34.71%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (32.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 34 (28.10%) TCP/IP
6 31 (25.62%) LAN
6 31 (25.62%) WAN
7 27 (22.31%) DHCP
8 25 (20.66%) DNS
9 24 (19.83%) BIG-IP
9 24 (19.83%) OSPF
10 23 (19.01%) BGP
11 16 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 16 (13.22%) Network Security
11 16 (13.22%) SAN
12 15 (12.40%) VPN
13 14 (11.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (11.57%) MPLS
13 14 (11.57%) WAAS
13 14 (11.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) MySQL
2 2 (1.65%) Big Data
2 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 30 (24.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) Network Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Security Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Architect
6 8 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Designer
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (4.96%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.31%) LAMP
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Replication
4 5 (4.13%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Informatics
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.31%) CentOS
7 4 (3.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.83%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Unix
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) ITIL
2 23 (19.01%) Change Management
3 18 (14.88%) Network Architecture
4 17 (14.05%) Project Management
4 17 (14.05%) Service Management
5 16 (13.22%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (10.74%) Change Control
7 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.92%) Network Management
8 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.44%) Network Design
10 9 (7.44%) Network Planning
11 8 (6.61%) Escalation Management
12 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (5.79%) TDD
13 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.13%) DevOps
13 5 (4.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Python
2 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.31%) PHP
5 3 (2.48%) Perl
5 3 (2.48%) Ruby
6 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (30.58%) CCNP
3 20 (16.53%) CCIE
4 17 (14.05%) CCNA
5 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.44%) Degree
7 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.65%) CCSA
9 2 (1.65%) CCSE
10 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.83%) CCDP
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) PCI DSS
2 11 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.92%) XenApp
4 9 (7.44%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.61%) DFS Replication
6 7 (5.79%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.96%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.13%) ISA Server
8 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.31%) iptables
9 4 (3.31%) Xen
10 2 (1.65%) Firmware
10 2 (1.65%) vSphere
11 1 (0.83%) Snort
11 1 (0.83%) UAG
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Nagios
2 19 (15.70%) Cacti
2 19 (15.70%) SCOM
3 15 (12.40%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (12.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 14 (11.57%) SCCM
5 10 (8.26%) FortiGate
6 9 (7.44%) SmokePing
7 7 (5.79%) Kibana
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (5.79%) SCVMM
8 6 (4.96%) OPNET
9 5 (4.13%) Ansible
9 5 (4.13%) Puppet
10 4 (3.31%) FreeIPA
10 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
10 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (1.65%) AppManager
12 2 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 72 (59.50%) Cisco
2 47 (38.84%) F5
3 44 (36.36%) Juniper
4 41 (33.88%) CheckPoint
5 36 (29.75%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.62%) Riverbed
7 29 (23.97%) Palo Alto
8 25 (20.66%) Aruba
8 25 (20.66%) VMware
9 16 (13.22%) Citrix
9 16 (13.22%) Tufin
10 15 (12.40%) Blue Coat
11 14 (11.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 14 (11.57%) HP
12 13 (10.74%) FireEye
12 13 (10.74%) TippingPoint
13 12 (9.92%) LogLogic
13 12 (9.92%) Radianz
14 11 (9.09%) NetApp
15 8 (6.61%) Intel Security
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