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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / London
Rank 348 352 358
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 61 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £323 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £46.75 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +91.30%

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
8384 8603 9540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.12% 40.97% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5609 6361
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 197
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +2 10 £450 +9.09% 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 58 (50.43%) Cisco
2 40 (34.78%) Firewall
3 37 (32.17%) Wireless
4 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (24.35%) LAN
6 26 (22.61%) WAN
6 26 (22.61%) Windows
7 25 (21.74%) CCNP
7 25 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
8 24 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (19.13%) Finance
10 22 (19.13%) F5
11 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
12 20 (17.39%) Change Management
13 19 (16.52%) Juniper
13 19 (16.52%) ITIL
14 18 (15.65%) Linux
14 18 (15.65%) BGP
14 18 (15.65%) VMware
15 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.78%) Nagios
15 17 (14.78%) Palo Alto
16 15 (13.04%) SQL
16 15 (13.04%) CCNA
16 15 (13.04%) VPN
16 15 (13.04%) Riverbed
17 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
17 14 (12.17%) Project Management

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 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Akamai
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) GitHub
3 2 (1.74%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) Firewall
2 37 (32.17%) Wireless
3 28 (24.35%) LAN
4 26 (22.61%) WAN
5 24 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (15.65%) BGP
8 15 (13.04%) VPN
9 13 (11.30%) DHCP
9 13 (11.30%) OSPF
9 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
10 12 (10.43%) DNS
11 11 (9.57%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (9.57%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (7.83%) IPsec
13 9 (7.83%) MPLS
13 9 (7.83%) WLAN
14 8 (6.96%) BIG-IP
14 8 (6.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Back Office
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Consultant
4 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.22%) Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.35%) Architect
6 5 (4.35%) Designer
6 5 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.48%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Administrator
8 3 (2.61%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (2.61%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Head of Networks
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) CMDB
4 3 (2.61%) Statistics
5 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Windows
2 18 (15.65%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) Unix
4 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.74%) Solaris
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Android
8 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.87%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Change Management
2 19 (16.52%) ITIL
3 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
3 14 (12.17%) Project Management
4 13 (11.30%) Network Management
5 10 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (6.96%) Service Management
7 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.09%) TDD
8 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.35%) Network Design
10 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.61%) CRM
11 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (2.61%) ITSM
11 3 (2.61%) Migration
11 3 (2.61%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.61%) Process Improvement
12 2 (1.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 10 (8.70%) C
3 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.35%) Python
5 4 (3.48%) Java
6 3 (2.61%) Perl
6 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.74%) CCNP
3 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.04%) CCNA
5 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.09%) CCIE
7 6 (5.22%) MCSE
7 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) CCSA
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CCDP
10 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.61%) SLA
4 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.74%) BIND 9
5 2 (1.74%) Docker
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.74%) XenApp
5 2 (1.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) Nagios
2 11 (9.57%) SCOM
3 9 (7.83%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (6.96%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (6.09%) Kibana
5 7 (6.09%) OPNET
6 6 (5.22%) Cacti
7 4 (3.48%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (3.48%) Puppet
8 3 (2.61%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.61%) vRealize
9 2 (1.74%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.74%) Pingdom
9 2 (1.74%) SCCM
9 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (50.43%) Cisco
2 25 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.13%) F5
5 19 (16.52%) Juniper
6 18 (15.65%) VMware
7 17 (14.78%) Palo Alto
8 15 (13.04%) Riverbed
9 13 (11.30%) Blue Coat
9 13 (11.30%) Citrix
10 12 (10.43%) HP
11 7 (6.09%) Oracle
12 6 (5.22%) Aruba
12 6 (5.22%) Nimsoft
13 5 (4.35%) NetApp
14 4 (3.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (3.48%) Fortinet
14 4 (3.48%) Radianz
14 4 (3.48%) Splunk
14 4 (3.48%) TippingPoint
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I3
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
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