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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 249 265 235
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.011% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 0.098% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
822 1018 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.73% 10.82% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 494 384
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 50
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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
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 WhatsUp Gold within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £260 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £363 -
Hampshire - 1 £363 -
WhatsUp Gold
England

WhatsUp Gold
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) DMVPN
2 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (41.67%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Clearswift
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) Junos
3 5 (41.67%) MRTG
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) DMVPN
2 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Junos
3 5 (41.67%) MRTG
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) IT Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
2 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Clearswift
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper