Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SolarWinds.

SolarWinds
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 212 279
Rank change year-on-year -7 +67 +6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 19 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 22
City of London median daily rate £427 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £303 £283 £313
90th Percentile £535 £500 £475
Central London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.86 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.86 - -

SolarWinds is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2519 2801 4838
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.96% 41.09% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 2151 3564
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £271 £288 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 110
City of London median hourly rate £16.92 £19.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +7.45% -12.68%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.99 £34.73 £32.20
Central London median hourly rate £16.92 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.96% +8.57% -7.89%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the City of London

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in the City of London

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in the City of London

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Network Management
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) VPN
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
7 7 (36.84%) VXLAN
7 7 (36.84%) Arista
7 7 (36.84%) 802.1X
7 7 (36.84%) HSRP
7 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
7 7 (36.84%) Investment Management
7 7 (36.84%) VLAN
7 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
7 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) Wireless
7 7 (36.84%) OSPF
7 7 (36.84%) Q.931
7 7 (36.84%) VoIP
7 7 (36.84%) PPP
7 7 (36.84%) SNMP
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) ISDN
7 7 (36.84%) CCNA
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (36.84%) BGP

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) DPNSS
4 7 (36.84%) HSRP
4 7 (36.84%) ISDN
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
4 7 (36.84%) PPP
4 7 (36.84%) Q.931
4 7 (36.84%) SNMP
4 7 (36.84%) TACACS
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) VLAN
4 7 (36.84%) VoIP
4 7 (36.84%) VXLAN
4 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
5 6 (31.58%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Support
3 6 (31.58%) IT Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 6 (31.58%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Support
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Support Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Voice Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Voice Support Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) ICT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Network Management
2 7 (36.84%) Investment Management
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
3 7 (36.84%) Arista
3 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Tandberg
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
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