The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 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 Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 325 378 381
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +3
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 76 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.49% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+205.08% -50.42%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10539 11111 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 45.84% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6671 7064 7132
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 290 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +30 13 £375 +7.14% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
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England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SolarWinds 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.

1 59 (52.21%) Cisco
2 51 (45.13%) Active Directory
3 50 (44.25%) Windows
4 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
4 49 (43.36%) WAN
5 44 (38.94%) LAN
6 43 (38.05%) Firewall
7 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
8 35 (30.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (26.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (24.78%) Finance
11 27 (23.89%) ITIL
12 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
13 25 (22.12%) VMware
13 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2003
14 24 (21.24%) VoIP
14 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
14 24 (21.24%) DNS
15 23 (20.35%) HP
15 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (19.47%) DHCP
17 21 (18.58%) VPN
17 21 (18.58%) UNIX
17 21 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (18.58%) SCOM
18 20 (17.70%) Wireless
18 20 (17.70%) MCSE
19 19 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SolarWinds 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
2 35 (30.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (26.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.19%) IIS
7 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.77%) Node.js
9 2 (1.77%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 49 (43.36%) WAN
2 44 (38.94%) LAN
3 43 (38.05%) Firewall
4 24 (21.24%) VoIP
4 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
4 24 (21.24%) DNS
5 22 (19.47%) DHCP
6 21 (18.58%) VPN
7 20 (17.70%) Wireless
8 18 (15.93%) MPLS
9 15 (13.27%) Cisco IPT
10 14 (12.39%) IP Telephony
11 13 (11.50%) SAN
12 10 (8.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (7.08%) BGP
13 8 (7.08%) EIGRP
14 7 (6.19%) OSPF
14 7 (6.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.77%) Subversion
2 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Mandarin Language
2 17 (15.04%) French Language
2 17 (15.04%) Spanish Language
2 17 (15.04%) Marketing
2 17 (15.04%) Advertising
3 12 (10.62%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.19%) Legal
5 6 (5.31%) Retail
6 5 (4.42%) Law
7 2 (1.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.88%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Analyst
2 17 (15.04%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Network Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Administrator
5 14 (12.39%) Network Administrator
6 12 (10.62%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Network Support
8 9 (7.96%) Cisco Support
9 8 (7.08%) Cisco Administrator
9 8 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (7.08%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Performance Tester
12 4 (3.54%) Consultant
13 3 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) XMPP
2 12 (10.62%) Middleware
3 10 (8.85%) Web Services
4 3 (2.65%) .NET
5 2 (1.77%) CSS3
5 2 (1.77%) jQuery
5 2 (1.77%) JSON
5 2 (1.77%) HTML5
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.77%) CSS
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.19%) Replication
3 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Open Source
5 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.25%) Windows
2 21 (18.58%) UNIX
2 21 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.96%) Linux
4 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) ITIL
2 19 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (13.27%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (10.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (8.85%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.31%) Network Management
7 6 (5.31%) Migration
8 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.42%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.42%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.54%) Test Management
10 3 (2.65%) Project Management
10 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.77%) Analytics
11 2 (1.77%) Service Desk Management
11 2 (1.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) Perl
4 2 (1.77%) sed
4 2 (1.77%) AWK
4 2 (1.77%) Ruby
4 2 (1.77%) VB
4 2 (1.77%) PHP
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (17.70%) MCSE
4 19 (16.81%) Degree
5 17 (15.04%) CCNA
6 13 (11.50%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (8.85%) CCNP
8 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.31%) MCITP
10 3 (2.65%) CCIE
11 2 (1.77%) CCVP
11 2 (1.77%) CCDP
12 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
2 9 (7.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (45.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.08%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.54%) VMware Server
4 4 (3.54%) DFS Replication
4 4 (3.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) SCOM
2 17 (15.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (13.27%) Nagios
4 14 (12.39%) OPNET
5 12 (10.62%) NetBackup
5 12 (10.62%) Control-M
6 10 (8.85%) SCCM
7 7 (6.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (4.42%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.65%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.77%) Opsview
10 2 (1.77%) Puppet
10 2 (1.77%) Cacti
10 2 (1.77%) Munin
10 2 (1.77%) OpenView
10 2 (1.77%) AppManager
10 2 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (52.21%) Cisco
2 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.12%) VMware
4 23 (20.35%) HP
5 13 (11.50%) BMC
6 12 (10.62%) Altiris
6 12 (10.62%) Riverbed
6 12 (10.62%) Veritas
6 12 (10.62%) Intel
7 11 (9.73%) Citrix
8 9 (7.96%) F5
8 9 (7.96%) Juniper
8 9 (7.96%) Oracle
9 8 (7.08%) Kaspersky
10 7 (6.19%) NetApp
11 5 (4.42%) Symantec
11 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.42%) JBoss
12 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.54%) Mitel
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