Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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.

SolarWinds Orion
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 797 804
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 23 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 25
England median daily rate £325 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% -11.11% -20.59%
10th Percentile £195 £218 £290
90th Percentile £574 £466 £450
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +8.48% -11.11% -20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
England median hourly rate - £18.13 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.85% -7.03%
UK median hourly rate - £18.13 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -57.85% -7.03%

SolarWinds Orion is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,474 9,545 8,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.52% 10.70% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,245 6,132 5,265
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 224 309
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% - -
10th Percentile £10.99 £13.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SolarWinds Orion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 14 £425 +1.19% 2
South East -15 4 £300 -21.57% 4
South West - 4 £235 - 1
East of England - 1 £151 -
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (39.13%) CCNP
5 9 (39.13%) OSPF
5 9 (39.13%) BGP
5 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
6 8 (34.78%) Network Optimisation
6 8 (34.78%) Multicast
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) Tufin
6 8 (34.78%) Network Design
6 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Statistics
8 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP

SolarWinds Orion
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) BGP
2 9 (39.13%) OSPF
3 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
3 8 (34.78%) Multicast
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) SNMP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) SSH
8 2 (8.70%) WAN
9 1 (4.35%) IPsec
9 1 (4.35%) MPLS
9 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
9 1 (4.35%) VPN
9 1 (4.35%) Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Server Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (34.78%) Network Design
2 8 (34.78%) Network Optimisation
3 7 (30.43%) Statistics
4 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) BCP
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Shibboleth
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) WMI
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
5 8 (34.78%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Tufin
6 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Google
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (17.39%) Snow
8 4 (17.39%) Sophos
9 3 (13.04%) Juniper
10 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
11 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 1 (4.35%) BMC
11 1 (4.35%) Capita
11 1 (4.35%) F5
11 1 (4.35%) Splunk