Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 800 835
Rank change year-on-year -34 +35 -24
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 23 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.077% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
England median daily rate £268 £336 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -13.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £156 £156 £297
90th Percentile £433 £444 £475
UK median daily rate £268 £336 £388
% change year-on-year -20.45% -13.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £20.04 £14.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.21% -66.28% -15.27%
UK median hourly rate £20.04 £14.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +38.21% -66.28% -15.27%

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 12,060 9,096 9,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 10.67% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,113 6,072 6,202
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 211 259
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%

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 April 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 April 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 -44 9 £388 -5.49% 1
South East - 5 £333 -
East of England - 4 £151 -
South West +13 3 £235 +112.67%
North of England -15 2 £375 +37.61% 1
Yorkshire -11 1 £375 +37.61%
North West - 1 - - 1
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 22 (95.65%) SolarWinds
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (43.48%) BGP
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 9 (39.13%) OSPF
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) CCNP
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
8 7 (30.43%) DHCP
8 7 (30.43%) Network Design
9 6 (26.09%) Network Management
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) CCNA
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
10 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
10 5 (21.74%) Change Management
10 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management

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 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) G Suite
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) BGP
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) OSPF
3 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
4 7 (30.43%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) Multicast
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) IPsec
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) eduroam
8 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) SNMP
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Application Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Telephony Support
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 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 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Network Design
4 6 (26.09%) Network Management
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (8.70%) BCP
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
6 2 (8.70%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
6 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Shibboleth
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CME
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.70%) WMI
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) SolarWinds
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Tufin
6 4 (17.39%) Google
6 4 (17.39%) Splunk
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) Snow
7 3 (13.04%) Sophos
8 2 (8.70%) Avaya
8 2 (8.70%) CommVault
8 2 (8.70%) CyberTech
8 2 (8.70%) F5
8 2 (8.70%) Verint