The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 638 644 623
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Median daily rate £344 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £324 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
5986 5061 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.03% 8.66% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 3096 2758
Median daily rate £450 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK.

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK.

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
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 WhatsUp Gold within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 -3 12 £344 +10.61% 3
East of England +19 6 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire +17 5 £250 - 1
Watford - 5 £250 - 1
South East +7 3 £363 +11.53%
Hampshire +4 2 £338 +3.84%
Gloucestershire - 2 £338 -
South West - 2 £338 - 2
Cambridgeshire +23 1 - -
Cambridge +18 1 - -
London -14 1 £450 +44.81%
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £338 -
Reading - 1 £388 -

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) SNMP
4 9 (47.37%) SCOM
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) VoIP
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) F5
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Symantec
8 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
8 5 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (26.32%) WSUS
8 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
8 5 (26.32%) JSP 440
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Acronis

WhatsUp Gold
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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) SNMP
4 7 (36.84%) VoIP
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Junos
8 3 (15.79%) BGP
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.79%) MRTG
9 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
9 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.53%) IPsec
9 2 (10.53%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) Network Security
9 2 (10.53%) OSPF
9 2 (10.53%) RIP
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mandriva Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Security Patching
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCDA
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCENT
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) SCCM
3 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
3 5 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (26.32%) WSUS
4 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
4 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
4 2 (10.53%) Netcool
5 1 (5.26%) Cacti
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco CME
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Acronis
4 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
4 5 (26.32%) Symantec
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) Avaya
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) Clearswift
8 1 (5.26%) Aruba
8 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.26%) Progress
8 1 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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