Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 617 581 810
Rank change year-on-year -36 +229 +31
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 15 5 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.084% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
10th Percentile £225 £353 £250
25th Percentile £303 £356 £270
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £400 £341
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.22% +18.70%
75th Percentile £537 £425 £367
90th Percentile £575 £506 £373
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.59% +26.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.95 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.95 - -

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 7,742 5,958 12,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 15.22% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,489 4,218 8,462
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 129 280
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +5.41% -1.12%
75th Percentile £49.25 £25.29 £27.25
90th Percentile £61.56 £47.40 £47.96
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +97.50% +6.67% +0.78%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in England.

Daily rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SolarWinds Orion in England

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in England.

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 12 June 2021. 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
South East +17 6 £500 +31.15% 2
North of England - 5 £300 -
London -75 4 £373 -6.88%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West - 1 £300 -
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 15 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (60.00%) Wireless
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) McAfee
6 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (26.67%) Network Management
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
1 9 (60.00%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) VLAN
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
8 2 (13.33%) HSRP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft