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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 334 352 344
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 52 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £285 £338
% change year-on-year
+35.96% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -46.66%
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
9396 9881 8972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 45.20% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6255 6389 5683
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 221 283
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +18 14 £425 +17.24% 10
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 70 (59.83%) Cisco
2 56 (47.86%) Firewall
3 46 (39.32%) Windows
4 40 (34.19%) Juniper
5 39 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (32.48%) LAN
7 36 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (29.91%) WAN
9 34 (29.06%) Finance
10 33 (28.21%) F5
11 32 (27.35%) BGP
11 32 (27.35%) CCNP
11 32 (27.35%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (24.79%) Load Balancing
13 28 (23.93%) VMware
14 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (23.08%) MPLS
15 26 (22.22%) VPN
16 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
16 25 (21.37%) HP
16 25 (21.37%) MS Exchange
16 25 (21.37%) OSPF
17 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
17 23 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (18.80%) VoIP
18 22 (18.80%) Linux
19 20 (17.09%) CCNA
19 20 (17.09%) Network Management
19 20 (17.09%) SolarWinds Orion
20 19 (16.24%) DHCP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (7.69%) Lync
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 56 (47.86%) Firewall
2 38 (32.48%) LAN
3 36 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (29.91%) WAN
5 32 (27.35%) BGP
5 32 (27.35%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (23.08%) MPLS
7 26 (22.22%) VPN
8 25 (21.37%) OSPF
9 22 (18.80%) VoIP
10 19 (16.24%) DHCP
10 19 (16.24%) Wireless
11 18 (15.38%) DNS
12 17 (14.53%) EIGRP
13 16 (13.68%) SAN
14 15 (12.82%) TCP/IP
15 14 (11.97%) Network Security
16 11 (9.40%) Multicast
17 10 (8.55%) IPsec
17 10 (8.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Banking
3 15 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.26%) Law
5 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Network Engineer
2 30 (25.64%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Network Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Network Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) OLE
2 2 (1.71%) OLE DB
2 2 (1.71%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) WAP
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.71%) Online Games
4 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) SecurID
5 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.85%) IVR
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.80%) Linux
4 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.13%) UNIX
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
8 1 (0.85%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Load Balancing
2 20 (17.09%) Network Management
3 18 (15.38%) ITIL
4 15 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.40%) Migration
8 10 (8.55%) CRM
9 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.84%) Project Management
10 8 (6.84%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (5.13%) Service Management
11 6 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.27%) SIEM
12 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
14 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) Python
1 12 (10.26%) Perl
2 6 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (1.71%) VB
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (27.35%) CCNP
3 20 (17.09%) CCNA
4 6 (5.13%) CCIE
4 6 (5.13%) CCVP
5 5 (4.27%) CCSA
5 5 (4.27%) CCDP
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.42%) CCSE
7 3 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (1.71%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.71%) CCSP
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
8 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) Degree
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) Firmware
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.56%) DFS Replication
4 3 (2.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.71%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.71%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (7.69%) MOM
3 8 (6.84%) Nagios
4 6 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 6 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (5.13%) SCOM
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.42%) Nessus
5 4 (3.42%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.56%) RANCID
7 2 (1.71%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.71%) Control-M
8 1 (0.85%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.85%) OpenView
8 1 (0.85%) Foglight
8 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.85%) AppManager
Vendors
1 70 (59.83%) Cisco
2 40 (34.19%) Juniper
3 33 (28.21%) F5
4 28 (23.93%) VMware
5 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.37%) HP
6 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.40%) Infoblox
7 11 (9.40%) Riverbed
8 10 (8.55%) Splunk
8 10 (8.55%) McAfee
9 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.84%) EMC
9 8 (6.84%) Citrix
10 5 (4.27%) Aruba
10 5 (4.27%) Dell
10 5 (4.27%) 3Com
11 4 (3.42%) Websense
11 4 (3.42%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.56%) Tufin
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