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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds Orion
Rank 632 602 596
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 19 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Median daily rate £375 £363 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £233 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5557 4393 4184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.38% 8.11% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3531 2737 2461
Median daily rate £450 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 179 149
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £34.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -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 24 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 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 24 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 -11 19 £375 +3.44% 3
South East -2 10 £370 -28.84% 1
London -9 4 £435 +104.70% 1
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Hampshire +6 3 £375 -
West Midlands -4 3 £375 +20.00% 1
Surrey -9 3 £380 -26.92% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £375 -
Redhill +1 2 £380 -26.92% 1
Worcester - 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 £375 -2.59%
West Yorkshire -11 1 £375 -2.59%
Leeds -15 1 £375 -2.59%
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 27 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco
3 24 (88.89%) Firewall
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (70.37%) Data Centre
6 17 (62.96%) Wireless
7 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (51.85%) WAN
8 14 (51.85%) LAN
8 14 (51.85%) IPsec
9 13 (48.15%) Management Information System
9 13 (48.15%) OSPF
9 13 (48.15%) F5
10 12 (44.44%) BGP
10 12 (44.44%) Juniper
10 12 (44.44%) DNS
10 12 (44.44%) DHCP
10 12 (44.44%) SSL
10 12 (44.44%) MPLS
10 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
11 11 (40.74%) Information Management
11 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
11 11 (40.74%) ITIL
11 11 (40.74%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (40.74%) DDNS
11 11 (40.74%) DSL
11 11 (40.74%) TACACS
12 10 (37.04%) Network Design
12 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (33.33%) Operations Management

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (62.96%) Wireless
4 14 (51.85%) IPsec
4 14 (51.85%) LAN
4 14 (51.85%) WAN
5 13 (48.15%) OSPF
6 12 (44.44%) BGP
6 12 (44.44%) DHCP
6 12 (44.44%) DNS
6 12 (44.44%) MPLS
6 12 (44.44%) SSL
7 11 (40.74%) DDNS
7 11 (40.74%) DSL
7 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
7 11 (40.74%) TACACS
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (29.63%) Network Security
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Informix
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Hudson
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (48.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (22.22%) PKI
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 11 (40.74%) Information Management
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Network Design
4 9 (33.33%) Change Control
4 9 (33.33%) Operations Management
5 6 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Management
7 2 (7.41%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) CCIE
5 5 (18.52%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) CCSP
7 2 (7.41%) CISSP
7 2 (7.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.70%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) vCloud
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (22.22%) Nagios
3 5 (18.52%) Cacti
4 2 (7.41%) Graphite
4 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Opsview
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) F5
4 12 (44.44%) Juniper
5 7 (25.93%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
6 6 (22.22%) Trustwave
7 4 (14.81%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Veritas
9 2 (7.41%) VMware
10 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.70%) Dell
10 1 (3.70%) EMC
10 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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