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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 631 640 618
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 21 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.057% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 5
Median daily rate £310 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £21.75 £42.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.82% -8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -52.63%

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
5710 4824 4932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.71% 8.33% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3599 2979 2924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 177 188
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 30 September 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 16 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 30 September 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 -14 20 £310 -8.14% 4
London +18 8 £420 -1.17% 1
East Midlands - 5 £250 -
Derbyshire - 5 £250 -
South East -1 4 £490 +45.18% 1
Berkshire +6 3 £490 +8.88%
North East - 2 £196 -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £210 -
Durham - 1 £93 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £210 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 36 (83.72%) Cisco
3 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (55.81%) Firewall
5 23 (53.49%) Wireless
6 21 (48.84%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
8 18 (41.86%) CCNP
8 18 (41.86%) CCIE
9 14 (32.56%) Degree
9 14 (32.56%) Juniper
9 14 (32.56%) F5
10 13 (30.23%) IP Telephony
11 12 (27.91%) DHCP
12 11 (25.58%) DNS
12 11 (25.58%) Nagios
12 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
12 11 (25.58%) Cacti
13 10 (23.26%) FWSM
13 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (23.26%) CCNA
14 9 (20.93%) SAN
14 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
14 9 (20.93%) BIG-IP
14 9 (20.93%) Unified Communications
14 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
15 8 (18.60%) Change Control
15 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) IPsec

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 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Wireless
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (30.23%) IP Telephony
6 12 (27.91%) DHCP
7 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (23.26%) FWSM
9 9 (20.93%) BIG-IP
9 9 (20.93%) SAN
9 9 (20.93%) Unified Communications
10 8 (18.60%) Ethernet
10 8 (18.60%) IPsec
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) SSL
10 8 (18.60%) TACACS
11 7 (16.28%) BGP
11 7 (16.28%) OSPF
11 7 (16.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Network Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Security Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Voice Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Voice Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) FlexPod
3 4 (9.30%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
1 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
2 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 7 (16.28%) Information Management
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
4 6 (13.95%) Network Design
4 6 (13.95%) Operations Management
5 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.30%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (9.30%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
1 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) CCIE
2 18 (41.86%) CCNP
3 14 (32.56%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) CCDP
7 4 (9.30%) MCDST
7 4 (9.30%) MCITP
7 4 (9.30%) MCSE
7 4 (9.30%) MCTS
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CCDE
8 1 (2.33%) CCSP
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Cacti
1 11 (25.58%) Nagios
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (9.30%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) Ansible
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.33%) Graphite
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.33%) Opsview
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 36 (83.72%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) F5
3 14 (32.56%) Juniper
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Trustwave
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp
6 4 (9.30%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.98%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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