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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 351 339 385
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +46
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 73 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.71% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £216 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 12 £350 -6.66% 3
Bromley - 4 £245 -
Ilford - 1 £190 -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (80.00%) Cisco
2 89 (63.57%) Firewall
3 86 (61.43%) Cisco ASA
4 72 (51.43%) MPLS
4 72 (51.43%) BGP
5 69 (49.29%) Wireless
6 64 (45.71%) VPN
7 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (39.29%) Network Security
9 53 (37.86%) LAN
10 52 (37.14%) OSPF
11 50 (35.71%) WAN
12 49 (35.00%) F5
13 46 (32.86%) CCNP
14 43 (30.71%) Juniper
14 43 (30.71%) EIGRP
15 42 (30.00%) IPsec
16 41 (29.29%) DNS
17 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
18 39 (27.86%) Finance
18 39 (27.86%) CheckPoint
18 39 (27.86%) Infoblox
19 38 (27.14%) Network Management
20 36 (25.71%) Aruba
20 36 (25.71%) VLAN
20 36 (25.71%) ITIL
20 36 (25.71%) Windows
21 34 (24.29%) Load Balancing
21 34 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
22 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (5.00%) IIS
1 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (63.57%) Firewall
2 86 (61.43%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (51.43%) MPLS
3 72 (51.43%) BGP
4 69 (49.29%) Wireless
5 64 (45.71%) VPN
6 55 (39.29%) Network Security
7 53 (37.86%) LAN
8 52 (37.14%) OSPF
9 50 (35.71%) WAN
10 43 (30.71%) EIGRP
11 42 (30.00%) IPsec
12 41 (29.29%) DNS
13 36 (25.71%) VLAN
14 34 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
16 28 (20.00%) TACACS
17 27 (19.29%) Spanning Tree
18 26 (18.57%) Ethernet
19 25 (17.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.14%) DTS
4 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) GCC
General
1 39 (27.86%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 7 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Law
4 5 (3.57%) Legal
5 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (66.43%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 20 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Analyst
6 6 (4.29%) Administrator
7 5 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Consultant
7 5 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Network Support
8 4 (2.86%) Network Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) XMPP
2 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.00%) PKI
3 16 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.57%) NHS
6 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.71%) Statistics
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.71%) Windows
2 16 (11.43%) Linux
3 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.00%) UNIX
6 3 (2.14%) FreeBSD
6 3 (2.14%) AIX
7 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) Network Management
2 36 (25.71%) ITIL
3 34 (24.29%) Load Balancing
4 24 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (11.43%) DDoS Mitigation
6 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.14%) Service Management
8 9 (6.43%) Change Management
8 9 (6.43%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.71%) Kanban
9 8 (5.71%) Scrum
10 7 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.29%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (4.29%) Information Security
12 5 (3.57%) Migration
12 5 (3.57%) Change Control
12 5 (3.57%) Network Design
12 5 (3.57%) Project Management
12 5 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.86%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.00%) VB
4 5 (3.57%) Python
4 5 (3.57%) Perl
5 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (32.86%) CCNP
3 23 (16.43%) CCNA
4 17 (12.14%) Degree
5 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) CCIE
8 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.43%) CCSE
8 2 (1.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.71%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCSA
9 1 (0.71%) MCSE
9 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.57%) XenApp
3 5 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 4 (2.86%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.14%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.43%) Firmware
6 2 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.71%) XenServer
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (11.43%) RANCID
2 13 (9.29%) OpenView
3 11 (7.86%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (7.14%) AirWatch
5 7 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (4.29%) FortiGate
6 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (3.57%) SCCM
8 4 (2.86%) OPNET
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (2.14%) SCOM
9 3 (2.14%) WMI
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.43%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.71%) Puppet
11 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 112 (80.00%) Cisco
2 49 (35.00%) F5
3 43 (30.71%) Juniper
4 39 (27.86%) CheckPoint
4 39 (27.86%) Infoblox
5 36 (25.71%) Aruba
6 30 (21.43%) HP
7 27 (19.29%) VMware
8 26 (18.57%) Citrix
9 16 (11.43%) Riverbed
10 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.00%) Websense
11 14 (10.00%) Blue Coat
12 13 (9.29%) Nortel
12 13 (9.29%) NetApp
13 7 (5.00%) McAfee
14 5 (3.57%) Nokia
14 5 (3.57%) Polycom
14 5 (3.57%) TippingPoint
15 4 (2.86%) BT
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + NEG
Posted: 24 days ago