The table below looks at the statistics for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 633 625 620
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 28 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.042% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 5
Median daily rate £380 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £245 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-44.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6048 4884 4500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.23% 8.55% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3985 3010 2625
Median daily rate £450 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 143 133
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.89% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £44.64 £31.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SolarWinds Orion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England +2 28 £380 +8.57% 2
London +6 11 £418 -1.76%
South East +8 10 £380 +8.57% 2
West Sussex -3 3 £365 +4.28%
Surrey -10 3 £380 +8.57%
Gatwick - 3 £365 -
Hampshire +1 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £78 -
North East - 2 £196 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £503 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Worcester - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £78 -
Durham - 1 £93 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £210 -
North West - 1 £210 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 36 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 16 (44.44%) Wireless
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (41.67%) F5
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (36.11%) Degree
9 13 (36.11%) Juniper
9 13 (36.11%) CCIE
9 13 (36.11%) CCNP
10 12 (33.33%) Nagios
11 11 (30.56%) DHCP
11 11 (30.56%) DNS
11 11 (30.56%) Cacti
12 10 (27.78%) FWSM
12 10 (27.78%) SAN
12 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
13 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (25.00%) BIG-IP
13 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
13 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
14 8 (22.22%) Network Security
14 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 8 (22.22%) MPLS

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Wireless
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (30.56%) DHCP
5 11 (30.56%) DNS
6 10 (27.78%) FWSM
6 10 (27.78%) SAN
7 9 (25.00%) BIG-IP
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 8 (22.22%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) Network Security
9 7 (19.44%) BGP
9 7 (19.44%) DDNS
9 7 (19.44%) DSL
9 7 (19.44%) OSPF
9 7 (19.44%) SSL
9 7 (19.44%) TACACS
9 7 (19.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Informix
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Hudson
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Security Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 4 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 7 (19.44%) Change Control
3 7 (19.44%) Information Management
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Network Design
4 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 4 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
1 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (36.11%) CCIE
2 13 (36.11%) CCNP
2 13 (36.11%) Degree
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) MCDST
5 4 (11.11%) MCITP
5 4 (11.11%) MCSE
5 4 (11.11%) MCTS
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.78%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Nagios
2 11 (30.56%) Cacti
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 4 (11.11%) SCCM
5 2 (5.56%) Graphite
5 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.56%) Opsview
6 1 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.78%) Puppet
6 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) F5
4 13 (36.11%) Juniper
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (13.89%) NetApp
6 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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