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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 362 366 355
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 60 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 45
Median daily rate £458 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +31.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £59.00
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -75.42%
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
9225 9125 10345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.97% 40.45% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6154 6047 7076
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 159 264
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +20.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.34 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -8 9 £525 +23.52% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (56.49%) Cisco
2 55 (41.98%) Firewall
2 55 (41.98%) Wireless
3 44 (33.59%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (31.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 39 (29.77%) CheckPoint
6 37 (28.24%) F5
7 36 (27.48%) Riverbed
7 36 (27.48%) Juniper
8 35 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (26.72%) Finance
8 35 (26.72%) Palo Alto
9 33 (25.19%) LAN
9 33 (25.19%) WAN
10 31 (23.66%) Windows
10 31 (23.66%) TCP/IP
11 30 (22.90%) Change Management
11 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
12 29 (22.14%) CCNP
13 27 (20.61%) DHCP
13 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
14 26 (19.85%) DNS
14 26 (19.85%) VMware
15 25 (19.08%) Blue Coat
15 25 (19.08%) BIG-IP
15 25 (19.08%) ITIL
16 24 (18.32%) Project Management
17 23 (17.56%) Nagios
17 23 (17.56%) Aruba
18 22 (16.79%) BGP

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 15 (11.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.29%) IIS
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
3 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (41.98%) Firewall
1 55 (41.98%) Wireless
2 44 (33.59%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (31.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 33 (25.19%) LAN
4 33 (25.19%) WAN
5 31 (23.66%) TCP/IP
6 27 (20.61%) DHCP
7 26 (19.85%) DNS
8 25 (19.08%) BIG-IP
9 22 (16.79%) BGP
10 21 (16.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 19 (14.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (13.74%) OSPF
13 17 (12.98%) VPN
13 17 (12.98%) WAAS
14 16 (12.21%) Wireshark
15 14 (10.69%) Network Security
15 14 (10.69%) WLAN
16 12 (9.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) MSI
General
1 35 (26.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Law
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Consultant
4 13 (9.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.11%) Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Administrator
7 6 (4.58%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Replication
4 7 (5.34%) CMDB
5 3 (2.29%) Statistics
6 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.66%) Windows
2 18 (13.74%) Linux
3 17 (12.98%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.29%) Unix
8 2 (1.53%) CentOS
8 2 (1.53%) VMS
9 1 (0.76%) Mandriva Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) Change Management
2 25 (19.08%) ITIL
3 24 (18.32%) Project Management
4 17 (12.98%) Network Architecture
5 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
5 15 (11.45%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (11.45%) Service Management
6 14 (10.69%) Network Management
7 9 (6.87%) Network Design
8 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.34%) Change Control
8 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (5.34%) TDD
9 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.82%) Escalation Management
10 5 (3.82%) Network Planning
11 4 (3.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) C
3 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.58%) Python
6 4 (3.05%) PHP
7 2 (1.53%) Java
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 2 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.14%) CCNP
3 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
5 14 (10.69%) CCNA
6 11 (8.40%) CCIE
7 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.82%) Degree
8 5 (3.82%) MCSE
8 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.05%) CCSA
10 2 (1.53%) CCDP
10 2 (1.53%) CCSE
10 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
2 14 (10.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.40%) XenApp
3 8 (6.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.34%) DFS Replication
5 6 (4.58%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.58%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.82%) ProxySG
7 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.05%) Xen
8 3 (2.29%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.53%) BIND 9
9 2 (1.53%) iptables
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.53%) vSphere
9 2 (1.53%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) Firmware
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (17.56%) Nagios
2 15 (11.45%) SCOM
3 14 (10.69%) Cacti
4 13 (9.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (7.63%) OPNET
6 9 (6.87%) SCCM
7 8 (6.11%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (5.34%) Kibana
8 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (5.34%) SCVMM
9 5 (3.82%) SmokePing
10 4 (3.05%) Backup Exec
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (3.05%) Puppet
11 3 (2.29%) Ansible
11 3 (2.29%) FortiGate
12 2 (1.53%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (1.53%) FreeIPA
12 2 (1.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 74 (56.49%) Cisco
2 39 (29.77%) CheckPoint
3 37 (28.24%) F5
4 36 (27.48%) Juniper
4 36 (27.48%) Riverbed
5 35 (26.72%) Palo Alto
6 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.85%) VMware
8 25 (19.08%) Blue Coat
9 23 (17.56%) Aruba
10 21 (16.03%) Citrix
11 18 (13.74%) Tufin
12 17 (12.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 16 (12.21%) FireEye
13 16 (12.21%) HP
13 16 (12.21%) TippingPoint
14 15 (11.45%) Radianz
15 14 (10.69%) LogLogic
15 14 (10.69%) NetApp
16 7 (5.34%) Akamai
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