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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 412 432 427
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£322 £250 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.60% -15.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £418 £338
% change year-on-year
-34.13% +23.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WhatsUp Gold
England

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
1927 2003 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.37% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1300 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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
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 WhatsUp Gold within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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City of London - 1 £322 -
WhatsUp Gold
England

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR