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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 636 614 614
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 11 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.047% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
5541 4575 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.97% 8.20% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3503 2778 2504
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 199 159
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

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 3 May 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 15 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 3 May 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 -36 11 £375 +7.14% 2
South East -5 5 £355 -31.73% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £375 +25.00%
London -25 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Gatwick - 2 £335 -
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 £335 -
Worcestershire - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £375 -2.59%
Yorkshire -2 1 £375 -2.59%
Leeds -7 1 £375 -2.59%
Surrey -9 1 £388 -25.48% 1
Worcester - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 24 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 20 (83.33%) Firewall
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 13 (54.17%) WAN
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (50.00%) Wireless
7 11 (45.83%) F5
8 10 (41.67%) IPsec
8 10 (41.67%) Juniper
8 10 (41.67%) OSPF
9 9 (37.50%) BGP
9 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 9 (37.50%) MPLS
9 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
10 8 (33.33%) Network Design
10 8 (33.33%) SSL
10 8 (33.33%) DHCP
10 8 (33.33%) DNS
10 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
11 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
11 7 (29.17%) ITIL
11 7 (29.17%) Linux
11 7 (29.17%) HP
11 7 (29.17%) SAN
11 7 (29.17%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (29.17%) TACACS
11 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (54.17%) LAN
3 13 (54.17%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) IPsec
5 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 9 (37.50%) BGP
6 9 (37.50%) MPLS
7 8 (33.33%) DHCP
7 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) SSL
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (29.17%) DDNS
8 7 (29.17%) DSL
8 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) TACACS
8 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Informix
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Hudson
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) PKI
4 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
6 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.17%) IBM XIV
6 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 8 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (29.17%) Information Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) CCSP
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) CCDE
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (25.00%) Cacti
2 6 (25.00%) Nagios
3 4 (16.67%) Graphite
3 4 (16.67%) Opsview
4 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) F5
4 10 (41.67%) Juniper
5 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 7 (29.17%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.67%) Trustwave
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Veritas
10 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
10 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (8.33%) IBM
10 2 (8.33%) Meraki
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (4.17%) Oracle
11 1 (4.17%) Remedy
11 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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