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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 394 327 392
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +65
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 48 88 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 75 25
Median daily rate £430 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £440 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.57% -26.66%
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
9439 10108 10448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.12% 44.41% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6411 6557 6825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 228 214
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £41.25 £33.75
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +29 9 £375 -7.69% 5
Ilford - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 79 (70.54%) Cisco
2 59 (52.68%) Firewall
3 47 (41.96%) Windows
4 46 (41.07%) ITIL
5 37 (33.04%) VMware
6 36 (32.14%) WAN
7 35 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
9 30 (26.79%) LAN
10 29 (25.89%) CheckPoint
11 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 28 (25.00%) Juniper
11 28 (25.00%) Wireless
11 28 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (24.11%) DHCP
13 26 (23.21%) DNS
14 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
15 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
15 23 (20.54%) Finance
15 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
16 22 (19.64%) Windows 7
17 21 (18.75%) SCOM
17 21 (18.75%) Network Security
17 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
17 21 (18.75%) CCNP
18 20 (17.86%) HP
19 19 (16.96%) CCNA

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 17 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.46%) Confluence
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.93%) MS Office
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
1 3 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (52.68%) Firewall
2 36 (32.14%) WAN
3 30 (26.79%) LAN
4 28 (25.00%) Wireless
5 27 (24.11%) DHCP
6 26 (23.21%) DNS
7 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (18.75%) Network Security
9 19 (16.96%) VPN
10 16 (14.29%) SAN
10 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 15 (13.39%) Internet
11 15 (13.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (12.50%) IP Telephony
13 11 (9.82%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (9.82%) OSPF
14 10 (8.93%) BGP
14 10 (8.93%) VoIP
14 10 (8.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Front Office
2 4 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Analyst
3 18 (16.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Network Support
7 8 (7.14%) Network Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Server Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) .NET
2 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.89%) JDBC
2 1 (0.89%) Middleware
2 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.04%) EMC VNX
3 9 (8.04%) Replication
4 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.57%) New Media
6 4 (3.57%) Statistics
6 4 (3.57%) Wiki
7 2 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.79%) iPhone
7 2 (1.79%) NHS
7 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.89%) Equities
8 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.96%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (19.64%) Windows 7
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
5 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (15.18%) Linux
7 15 (13.39%) Windows 8
8 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.25%) Unix
10 6 (5.36%) SUSE
11 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.89%) Android
13 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) ITIL
2 32 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (14.29%) Network Management
4 12 (10.71%) Network Architecture
5 9 (8.04%) ITIL V3
5 9 (8.04%) Time Management
6 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.25%) Change Management
6 7 (6.25%) Migration
6 7 (6.25%) Workflow
7 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.46%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.46%) ITSM
8 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
8 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.57%) Proprietary Trading
9 4 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.18%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.57%) Java
2 4 (3.57%) Python
2 4 (3.57%) VBA
3 3 (2.68%) Perl
4 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.79%) Ruby
4 2 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) Korn
5 1 (0.89%) PHP
5 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (18.75%) CCNP
3 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 19 (16.96%) CCNA
5 17 (15.18%) Degree
6 10 (8.93%) MCSE
6 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (6.25%) MCITP
9 6 (5.36%) CCDA
9 6 (5.36%) JNCIA
9 6 (5.36%) JNCIP
9 6 (5.36%) JNCIS
10 5 (4.46%) CCIE
11 2 (1.79%) CCDP
12 1 (0.89%) CCSP
12 1 (0.89%) CEH
12 1 (0.89%) CISSP
12 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.82%) vSphere
4 9 (8.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.46%) Firmware
6 5 (4.46%) UAG
7 3 (2.68%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.79%) XenApp
9 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.89%) Snort
9 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCOM
2 11 (9.82%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (5.36%) Nagios
3 6 (5.36%) SCCM
4 4 (3.57%) AppManager
4 4 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.57%) Netcool
4 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.68%) OPNET
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.79%) Cacti
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (1.79%) Control-M
6 2 (1.79%) Puppet
6 2 (1.79%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 79 (70.54%) Cisco
2 37 (33.04%) VMware
3 29 (25.89%) CheckPoint
4 28 (25.00%) Juniper
4 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (17.86%) HP
6 17 (15.18%) Intel Security
7 15 (13.39%) Riverbed
8 11 (9.82%) CommVault
8 11 (9.82%) EMC
9 10 (8.93%) F5
9 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.25%) Brocade
10 7 (6.25%) Citrix
10 7 (6.25%) Dell
11 6 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 6 (5.36%) Oracle
12 5 (4.46%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
12 5 (4.46%) Veeam
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