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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 620 628 606
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 10 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.029% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Median daily rate £374 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £280 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £433 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.27% +14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 - £59.00

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
5419 4625 5053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.87% 8.34% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3477 2830 3122
Median daily rate £475 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 164 171
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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 7 December 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 11 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 7 December 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 +17 9 £374 +15.00% 3
London +3 4 £420 +342.10%
South East +30 2 £374 +15.00%
West Yorkshire +22 2 - -
Yorkshire +12 2 - - 2
Gatwick - 2 £374 -
West Sussex - 2 £374 -
East Midlands - 1 £260 -
Derbyshire - 1 £260 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (50.00%) CCNP
5 15 (46.88%) CCIE
5 15 (46.88%) Wireless
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (31.25%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 10 (31.25%) IP Telephony
7 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 9 (28.13%) F5
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (28.13%) Juniper
9 8 (25.00%) CCNA
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (21.88%) FWSM
10 7 (21.88%) Cacti
10 7 (21.88%) Unified Communications
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) VMware
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
11 6 (18.75%) DNS
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce

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 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Wireless
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) IP Telephony
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) FWSM
5 7 (21.88%) Unified Communications
6 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
6 6 (18.75%) DNS
6 6 (18.75%) OSPF
6 6 (18.75%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) BGP
7 4 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (9.38%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Voice Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Information Management
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (46.88%) CCIE
4 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 8 (25.00%) CCNA
6 5 (15.63%) CCDP
7 4 (12.50%) MCDST
7 4 (12.50%) MCITP
7 4 (12.50%) MCSE
7 4 (12.50%) MCTS
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Cacti
2 6 (18.75%) Nagios
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (12.50%) SCCM
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco CME
6 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) F5
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.13%) Radianz
9 1 (3.13%) Reuters
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