The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 245 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £290
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -
SolarWinds Orion
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
980 782 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.20% 9.05% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 409 278
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 60
Average hourly rate £24.25 £21.33 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% +18.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SolarWinds Orion Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the South East region.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion across the South East region.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 6 - -
Kent - 3 £450 -
West Sussex - - - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 Orion.

1 15 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 9 (60.00%) SCSM
3 7 (46.67%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (46.67%) BMC
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) SCOM
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) VBScript
4 6 (40.00%) VB
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) CCNP
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) SCOrch
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Logistics

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SolarWinds Orion 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 Orion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) IT Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (40.00%) VBScript
2 6 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCSM
2 7 (46.67%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (46.67%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (13.33%) Foglight
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) BMC
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Websense
6 2 (13.33%) Riverbed