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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 326 375 382
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +7
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 82 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.16% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 6
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -40.17%
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
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 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +22 13 £425 +13.33% 4
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (74.45%) Cisco
2 83 (60.58%) Firewall
3 78 (56.93%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (45.26%) MPLS
4 62 (45.26%) BGP
5 61 (44.53%) Wireless
6 56 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (39.42%) Juniper
8 52 (37.96%) VPN
8 52 (37.96%) LAN
9 50 (36.50%) F5
10 44 (32.12%) CCNP
10 44 (32.12%) OSPF
11 41 (29.93%) Network Security
11 41 (29.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (27.74%) Load Balancing
12 38 (27.74%) EIGRP
13 35 (25.55%) CheckPoint
14 34 (24.82%) WAN
14 34 (24.82%) Infoblox
15 32 (23.36%) Finance
15 32 (23.36%) Network Management
16 30 (21.90%) IPsec
16 30 (21.90%) CCNA
16 30 (21.90%) DNS
17 29 (21.17%) HP
17 29 (21.17%) Windows
18 28 (20.44%) Aruba
19 27 (19.71%) ITIL
20 24 (17.52%) Citrix

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.46%) Lync
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.46%) MS Office
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (60.58%) Firewall
2 78 (56.93%) Cisco ASA
3 62 (45.26%) MPLS
3 62 (45.26%) BGP
4 61 (44.53%) Wireless
5 52 (37.96%) VPN
5 52 (37.96%) LAN
6 44 (32.12%) OSPF
7 41 (29.93%) Network Security
7 41 (29.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (27.74%) EIGRP
9 34 (24.82%) WAN
10 30 (21.90%) IPsec
10 30 (21.90%) DNS
11 22 (16.06%) VoIP
11 22 (16.06%) TACACS
11 22 (16.06%) VLAN
12 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
12 19 (13.87%) Ethernet
13 18 (13.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Multimedia
3 11 (8.03%) Banking
4 9 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.65%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Games
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (57.66%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Security Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Analyst
2 19 (13.87%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (5.84%) Security Analyst
4 6 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (3.65%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (3.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (3.65%) Network Analyst
6 4 (2.92%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (2.92%) Network Consultant
6 4 (2.92%) Consultant
6 4 (2.92%) Support Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (2.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) XMPP
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
3 2 (1.46%) LAMP
4 1 (0.73%) OLE
4 1 (0.73%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.73%) XML
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) PKI
2 8 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Online Games
5 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.17%) Windows
2 12 (8.76%) Linux
3 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.19%) UNIX
6 1 (0.73%) SUSE
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) Load Balancing
2 32 (23.36%) Network Management
3 27 (19.71%) ITIL
4 24 (17.52%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.95%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.76%) Service Management
8 10 (7.30%) CRM
9 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.38%) Kanban
10 6 (4.38%) Scrum
10 6 (4.38%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (4.38%) Network Design
10 6 (4.38%) Change Management
10 6 (4.38%) Migration
11 5 (3.65%) SIEM
11 5 (3.65%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (3.65%) Project Management
11 5 (3.65%) Information Security
11 5 (3.65%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) Python
1 11 (8.03%) Perl
2 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.73%) VBScript
4 1 (0.73%) C
4 1 (0.73%) Java
4 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (32.12%) CCNP
3 30 (21.90%) CCNA
4 13 (9.49%) Degree
5 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CCSA
8 2 (1.46%) CCVP
8 2 (1.46%) MCITP
8 2 (1.46%) MCSE
8 2 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CCDP
8 2 (1.46%) CCIE
8 2 (1.46%) CCSP
9 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.38%) Firmware
4 3 (2.19%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.19%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) XenServer
6 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) RANCID
2 14 (10.22%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (8.76%) OpenView
4 9 (6.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (6.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (6.57%) AirWatch
5 6 (4.38%) SCOM
5 6 (4.38%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.65%) SCCM
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (2.92%) OPNET
8 3 (2.19%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.46%) MOM
9 2 (1.46%) Puppet
9 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.73%) SCSM
10 1 (0.73%) Legato
Vendors
1 102 (74.45%) Cisco
2 54 (39.42%) Juniper
3 50 (36.50%) F5
4 35 (25.55%) CheckPoint
5 34 (24.82%) Infoblox
6 29 (21.17%) HP
7 28 (20.44%) Aruba
8 24 (17.52%) Citrix
9 22 (16.06%) VMware
10 15 (10.95%) McAfee
11 12 (8.76%) Nortel
11 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
12 11 (8.03%) Websense
12 11 (8.03%) Blue Coat
13 10 (7.30%) Splunk
14 8 (5.84%) Riverbed
15 5 (3.65%) Nokia
15 5 (3.65%) TippingPoint
15 5 (3.65%) Polycom
16 4 (2.92%) BT
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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