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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - - 406
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.14%
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) TippingPoint