The first table below looks at the demand for SolarWinds Orion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 580 552 566
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 13 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
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£400 £315 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £378 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4133 3778 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2125 1942
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%

SolarWinds Orion
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
England -33 10 £400 +26.98% 3
London 0 5 £450 +36.36% 1
Surrey - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
City of London +16 2 £400 +60.00%
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kenilworth - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SolarWinds Orion 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 SolarWinds Orion.

1 19 (79.17%) SolarWinds
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) BMC
3 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 8 (33.33%) SCSM
4 8 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (29.17%) SCOM
5 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) VBScript
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) VB
7 5 (20.83%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) OpenView
8 4 (16.67%) F5
8 4 (16.67%) Network Management
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SolarWinds Orion 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 SolarWinds Orion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) OSPF
4 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.33%) TACACS
5 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.33%) WAAS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) IT Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
1 1 (4.17%) CESG
1 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) CCDP
2 2 (8.33%) CCVP
3 1 (4.17%) GSEC
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (33.33%) SCSM
2 7 (29.17%) SCOM
3 4 (16.67%) OpenView
4 3 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (12.50%) Cacti
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) WMI
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) SolarWinds
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) BMC
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 2 (8.33%) Websense
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Symantec
9 1 (4.17%) McAfee
9 1 (4.17%) Sophos
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) IronPort
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