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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 259 270 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.020% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
898 918 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.93% 9.30% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 518 509
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
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 WhatsUp Gold within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Hampshire +13 1 £338 +3.84%
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
WhatsUp Gold
England

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Acronis
4 5 (55.56%) Security Patching
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
4 5 (55.56%) WSUS
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) SCOM
4 5 (55.56%) JSP 440
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Intel Security
4 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (33.33%) Avaya

WhatsUp Gold
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (33.33%) MRTG
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Facilities Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Security Patching
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
1 5 (55.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
1 5 (55.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Acronis
3 5 (55.56%) Intel Security
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto