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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 625 609 617
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 22 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.043% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
Median daily rate £375 £373 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £241 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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
6060 4751 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.30% 8.47% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 2925 2545
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 159 128
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.93 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +10.52%

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 June 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 June 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 +9 22 £375 +0.67% 4
South East +9 10 £370 -28.84%
London +15 6 £418 +19.28%
West Sussex -16 4 £350 -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
Hampshire +13 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £226 -42.72% 3
Surrey -4 3 £380 -26.92%
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £375 -
Redhill -1 2 £380 -26.92%
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -
Worcester - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £78 -
Leeds -4 1 £375 -5.06%
West Yorkshire -16 1 £375 -5.06% 3

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) Firewall
4 21 (67.74%) Data Centre
5 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (61.29%) Wireless
6 19 (61.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (51.61%) F5
8 15 (48.39%) Juniper
9 13 (41.94%) DHCP
9 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (41.94%) Management Information System
10 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
10 12 (38.71%) WAN
10 12 (38.71%) LAN
10 12 (38.71%) MPLS
10 12 (38.71%) IPsec
11 11 (35.48%) TACACS
11 11 (35.48%) OSPF
11 11 (35.48%) BGP
11 11 (35.48%) DDNS
11 11 (35.48%) DSL
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (35.48%) ITIL
11 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
11 11 (35.48%) SSL
11 11 (35.48%) Degree
11 11 (35.48%) Information Management
12 10 (32.26%) SAN

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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 19 (61.29%) Wireless
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
4 12 (38.71%) IPsec
4 12 (38.71%) LAN
4 12 (38.71%) MPLS
4 12 (38.71%) WAN
5 11 (35.48%) BGP
5 11 (35.48%) DDNS
5 11 (35.48%) DSL
5 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
5 11 (35.48%) OSPF
5 11 (35.48%) SSL
5 11 (35.48%) TACACS
6 10 (32.26%) SAN
7 8 (25.81%) FWSM
7 8 (25.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) Informix
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Network Engineer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Security Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (41.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) PKI
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.45%) FlexPod
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
2 11 (35.48%) Information Management
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Change Control
3 9 (29.03%) Network Design
3 9 (29.03%) Operations Management
4 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 9 (29.03%) CCIE
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) MCDST
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 2 (6.45%) MCTS
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) vCloud
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (32.26%) Nagios
3 9 (29.03%) Cacti
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.45%) Graphite
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) Opsview
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Puppet
5 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) F5
4 15 (48.39%) Juniper
5 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
6 6 (19.35%) Trustwave
7 5 (16.13%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) NetApp
10 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
10 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.45%) Veritas
11 1 (3.23%) Dell
11 1 (3.23%) EMC
11 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 1 (3.23%) IBM
11 1 (3.23%) Symantec