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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / London
Rank 342 335 366
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 63 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.88% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 33
Median daily rate £393 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +89.24%

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
8359 8604 9635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.14% 40.79% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5619 5629 6351
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 185
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.70 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 0 8 £425 +7.93% 3
Croydon - 2 £500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 70 (55.12%) Cisco
2 44 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (34.65%) Wireless
3 42 (33.07%) Firewall
4 35 (27.56%) CCNP
5 33 (25.98%) LAN
6 32 (25.20%) F5
7 30 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (23.62%) CheckPoint
8 29 (22.83%) WAN
9 27 (21.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
11 25 (19.69%) ITIL
11 25 (19.69%) Windows
11 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
12 24 (18.90%) BGP
13 23 (18.11%) VMware
14 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
14 22 (17.32%) Data Centre
15 21 (16.54%) Linux
15 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
16 20 (15.75%) Juniper
17 19 (14.96%) Finance
17 19 (14.96%) Change Management
17 19 (14.96%) Network Management
17 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (14.17%) Nagios
18 18 (14.17%) VPN
19 17 (13.39%) Citrix
19 17 (13.39%) OSPF

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 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Akamai
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) GitHub
3 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (34.65%) Wireless
2 42 (33.07%) Firewall
3 33 (25.98%) LAN
4 30 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (22.83%) WAN
6 27 (21.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (18.90%) BGP
8 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
9 18 (14.17%) VPN
10 17 (13.39%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (13.39%) OSPF
11 16 (12.60%) MPLS
12 13 (10.24%) DNS
13 11 (8.66%) DHCP
14 10 (7.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (7.87%) IPsec
14 10 (7.87%) Network Security
15 9 (7.09%) BIG-IP
15 9 (7.09%) WLAN
16 8 (6.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Back Office
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (8.66%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Consultant
6 8 (6.30%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Designer
8 6 (4.72%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.72%) Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Cisco Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) CMDB
4 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) PKI
4 2 (1.57%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.57%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 21 (16.54%) Linux
3 15 (11.81%) Unix
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) ITIL
2 19 (14.96%) Change Management
2 19 (14.96%) Network Management
3 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.45%) Project Management
4 10 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (7.87%) Service Management
5 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.51%) TDD
6 6 (4.72%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.94%) Network Design
8 4 (3.15%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.15%) Migration
9 3 (2.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.36%) CRM
9 3 (2.36%) ITSM
9 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 10 (7.87%) C
3 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.72%) Python
5 5 (3.94%) Java
6 4 (3.15%) Perl
7 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.36%) VBScript
8 2 (1.57%) PHP
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (27.56%) CCNP
3 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
4 16 (12.60%) CCNA
4 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.09%) CCIE
6 7 (5.51%) MCSE
6 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.57%) CCSA
9 2 (1.57%) Degree
10 1 (0.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.94%) SLA
4 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.94%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) BIND 9
5 2 (1.57%) Docker
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.57%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) Nagios
2 15 (11.81%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (9.45%) SCOM
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (5.51%) Kibana
4 7 (5.51%) SQL Sentry
5 6 (4.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (3.94%) Cacti
6 5 (3.94%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.94%) OPNET
6 5 (3.94%) SCCM
7 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (3.15%) Puppet
8 3 (2.36%) vRealize
9 2 (1.57%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.57%) Pingdom
9 2 (1.57%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (55.12%) Cisco
2 32 (25.20%) F5
3 30 (23.62%) CheckPoint
4 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
6 23 (18.11%) VMware
7 20 (15.75%) Juniper
8 17 (13.39%) Citrix
9 14 (11.02%) HP
10 12 (9.45%) Riverbed
11 11 (8.66%) Blue Coat
12 8 (6.30%) Aruba
12 8 (6.30%) Oracle
13 6 (4.72%) Nimsoft
14 5 (3.94%) Infoblox
14 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (3.15%) NetApp
15 4 (3.15%) Radianz
15 4 (3.15%) Tufin
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago