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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 263 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.098% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 1.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£325 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £347 £324
% change year-on-year
-31.65% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1011 806 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.62% 8.75% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 412 456
Average daily rate £380 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -21.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 -16 3 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
WhatsUp Gold
England

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) SNMP
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
4 3 (37.50%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) MRTG
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (62.50%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
4 1 (12.50%) MRTG
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (37.50%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds