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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 355 379 359
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 77 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 39
Median daily rate £475 £354 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% +28.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £446 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-68.75% -11.11%
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
9262 10302 10296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.82% 43.60% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6284 6833 6476
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 257 220
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +48 9 £488 +18.18% 3
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 85 (66.93%) Cisco
2 72 (56.69%) Firewall
3 53 (41.73%) CheckPoint
3 53 (41.73%) Juniper
4 52 (40.94%) Wireless
5 42 (33.07%) ITIL
6 40 (31.50%) F5
7 39 (30.71%) Data Centre
8 37 (29.13%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (29.13%) Windows
8 37 (29.13%) TCP/IP
9 34 (26.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (25.98%) Network Monitoring
10 33 (25.98%) Riverbed
10 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (25.20%) CCNP
11 32 (25.20%) WAN
12 31 (24.41%) LAN
12 31 (24.41%) DHCP
13 30 (23.62%) DNS
14 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
15 27 (21.26%) Nagios
15 27 (21.26%) Finance
15 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
16 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
18 24 (18.90%) VMware
19 23 (18.11%) BIG-IP
19 23 (18.11%) OSPF
19 23 (18.11%) Intel Security

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 11 (8.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.15%) Apache
4 4 (3.15%) IIS
4 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.57%) Confluence
6 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
1 2 (1.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (56.69%) Firewall
2 52 (40.94%) Wireless
3 37 (29.13%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (29.13%) TCP/IP
4 34 (26.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (25.20%) WAN
6 31 (24.41%) DHCP
6 31 (24.41%) LAN
7 30 (23.62%) DNS
8 23 (18.11%) BIG-IP
8 23 (18.11%) OSPF
9 22 (17.32%) BGP
10 20 (15.75%) Network Security
11 18 (14.17%) IP Telephony
12 16 (12.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (12.60%) SAN
13 14 (11.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (11.02%) VLAN
13 14 (11.02%) WAAS
13 14 (11.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) MySQL
2 2 (1.57%) Big Data
2 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Law
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.22%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Analyst
4 13 (10.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Designer
6 8 (6.30%) Network Support
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Administrator
7 7 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (4.72%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Network Designer
9 5 (3.94%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.15%) LAMP
3 1 (0.79%) JDBC
3 1 (0.79%) REST
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Replication
4 5 (3.94%) CMDB
5 3 (2.36%) Statistics
6 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Equities
7 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.79%) Informatics
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.17%) Linux
4 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
5 16 (12.60%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.02%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.15%) CentOS
9 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.15%) Unix
9 4 (3.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) ITIL
2 33 (25.98%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (15.75%) Change Management
4 19 (14.96%) Network Architecture
4 19 (14.96%) Project Management
4 19 (14.96%) Service Management
5 15 (11.81%) Network Management
6 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.45%) Change Control
8 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.09%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (6.30%) Network Planning
10 8 (6.30%) Workflow
11 7 (5.51%) DevOps
11 7 (5.51%) Escalation Management
11 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.72%) ITIL V3
12 6 (4.72%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) Python
2 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.72%) SQL
4 5 (3.94%) PHP
5 4 (3.15%) Perl
5 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.15%) Ruby
6 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.57%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (25.20%) CCNP
3 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
4 21 (16.54%) CCIE
4 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.81%) CCNA
6 13 (10.24%) Degree
7 7 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) CCDP
10 2 (1.57%) CCSA
10 2 (1.57%) CCSE
11 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.79%) CCSP
11 1 (0.79%) CEH
11 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) SLA
2 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.87%) XenApp
4 9 (7.09%) DFS Replication
5 8 (6.30%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.51%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.72%) VMware Server
8 5 (3.94%) UAG
9 4 (3.15%) iptables
9 4 (3.15%) ISA Server
9 4 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.15%) Xen
10 3 (2.36%) Firmware
11 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.57%) vSphere
12 1 (0.79%) Snort
12 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (21.26%) Nagios
2 17 (13.39%) Cacti
3 15 (11.81%) SCCM
4 13 (10.24%) SCOM
4 13 (10.24%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (9.45%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (7.87%) FortiGate
7 8 (6.30%) SmokePing
8 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (5.51%) SCVMM
9 6 (4.72%) Puppet
10 5 (3.94%) Ansible
10 5 (3.94%) OPNET
10 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (3.15%) FreeIPA
11 4 (3.15%) HAProxy
12 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
12 3 (2.36%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (1.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (66.93%) Cisco
2 53 (41.73%) CheckPoint
2 53 (41.73%) Juniper
3 40 (31.50%) F5
4 33 (25.98%) Riverbed
5 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
7 24 (18.90%) VMware
8 23 (18.11%) Aruba
8 23 (18.11%) Intel Security
9 16 (12.60%) Tufin
10 15 (11.81%) HP
11 14 (11.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 14 (11.02%) Blue Coat
11 14 (11.02%) Citrix
12 13 (10.24%) FireEye
12 13 (10.24%) TippingPoint
13 12 (9.45%) LogLogic
13 12 (9.45%) Radianz
14 10 (7.87%) NetApp
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