The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 250 236 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.066% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.80% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£400 £420 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +68.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
950 752 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.55% 8.22% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 376 304
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 50
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.45% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £16.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) MRTG
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (16.67%) PPP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) MRTG
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) PPP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) xDSL
4 1 (16.67%) FDDI
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
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