The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 5 March 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 389 389 365
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.061% 0.069% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £281
% change year-on-year
- +24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1650 1441 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 6.68% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 941 833
Average daily rate £470 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 27
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £22.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -32.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in London

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the London region.

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in London

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the London region.

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in London

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SevOne
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) SevOne
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint