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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
England / London
Rank 400 397 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.005% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.054% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £480 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2271 1845 1830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.72% 8.99% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1287 1266
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 28
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +46.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WhatsUp Gold as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) RIP
5 4 (50.00%) SNMP
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) 802.11
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) Pingdom
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) NAS
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) Splunk

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
1 7 (87.50%) IPsec
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) 802.11
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) RIP
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) ADSL
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) DWDM
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) SSH
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
4 1 (12.50%) Market Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Data Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (37.50%) COM
3 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (37.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (37.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
1 3 (37.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) CLAS
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
1 3 (37.50%) Pingdom
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CME
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) BT
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) Charles River
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) Radianz
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds