The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 563 555 517
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 13 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.30% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
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£373 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.75 £47.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +15.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% +15.85%

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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SolarWinds Orion Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 22 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 27 February 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
England -16 13 £373 -6.87% 9
London -16 4 £575 +43.75% 3
West Midlands - 4 £300 - 3
Surrey -3 3 - -
South East -31 3 - - 1
City of London +15 1 £625 +117.39%
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 40 (97.56%) SolarWinds
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
3 17 (41.46%) Firewall
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (36.59%) CCNP
5 15 (36.59%) OSPF
6 13 (31.71%) BGP
6 13 (31.71%) WAN
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
7 12 (29.27%) F5
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) LAN
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.51%) SCOM
10 8 (19.51%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) VMware
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
11 7 (17.07%) Juniper
12 6 (14.63%) BMC
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) SSL
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 6 (14.63%) IPsec
12 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) OSPF
3 13 (31.71%) BGP
3 13 (31.71%) WAN
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) LAN
7 7 (17.07%) VPN
7 7 (17.07%) Network Security
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (14.63%) IPsec
8 6 (14.63%) SSL
9 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 5 (12.20%) LDAP
9 5 (12.20%) ADSL
9 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
10 4 (9.76%) NetScreen
10 4 (9.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.88%) Introscope
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
1 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) XSLT
2 2 (4.88%) WSDL
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) OLE
2 2 (4.88%) OLE DB
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) DataPower
2 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.44%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.32%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Security
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) VBScript
2 3 (7.32%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CCVP
4 4 (9.76%) CCDP
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCSA
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) Xen
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCOM
2 6 (14.63%) SCSM
3 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
3 5 (12.20%) SCOrch
4 4 (9.76%) HP SIM
4 4 (9.76%) Nessus
4 4 (9.76%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (7.32%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (7.32%) Foglight
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (4.88%) OpenView
6 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (2.44%) SCCM
7 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.44%) Cacti
7 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) SolarWinds
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
3 12 (29.27%) F5
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.63%) BMC
5 6 (14.63%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Aruba
6 5 (12.20%) Riverbed
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) 3Com
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) Websense
9 2 (4.88%) CA
9 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Spiceworks
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