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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 258 251 250
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 3 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.17% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 1.61% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £503 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.74% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.75 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £22.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.88% -52.63%
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
992 1059 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.78% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 603 450
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Median hourly rate £43.14 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SolarWinds Orion as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 2 £503 +11.66%
Hampshire +8 1 - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 13 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) IPsec
5 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (53.85%) Information Management
5 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (53.85%) MPLS
5 7 (53.85%) DDNS
5 7 (53.85%) DSL
5 7 (53.85%) TACACS
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) SSL
5 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 7 (53.85%) Change Control
6 6 (46.15%) OSPF
6 6 (46.15%) BGP
6 6 (46.15%) Operations Management
6 6 (46.15%) Network Design
7 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) DDNS
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) DSL
3 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
3 7 (53.85%) IPsec
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) TACACS
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) 3G
6 4 (30.77%) 4G
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Control
1 7 (53.85%) Information Management
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 6 (46.15%) Operations Management
3 4 (30.77%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (30.77%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) Trustwave
5 2 (15.38%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) VMware