Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 817 831
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -39
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 21 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.019% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 32
England median daily rate £358 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £197 £223
90th Percentile £439 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £358 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -10.47% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £17.13
UK median hourly rate - - £17.13

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 12,846 10,157 11,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.78% 11.50% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,677 6,788 7,467
England median daily rate £495 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £266
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 221 230
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -20.45% +7.32%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.98
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.83
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.92% -21.02% +11.47%

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 August 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 August 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 -19 8 £285 -31.33% 2
South East -22 5 £366 +33.18% 1
North of England - 5 £425 -
North West - 4 £425 -
East of England - 2 - -
South West -10 1 £225 -6.25%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (76.19%) Cisco
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) F5
6 7 (33.33%) Network Management
6 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (33.33%) LAN
6 7 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) Remedy
7 6 (28.57%) Juniper
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 5 (23.81%) Moogsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) CCENT
8 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN

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 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) G Suite
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) BGP
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) OSPF
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) MPLS
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
5 4 (19.05%) SNMP
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) WLAN
6 3 (14.29%) FTP
6 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Network Management
2 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Organisational Awareness
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Service Design
6 2 (9.52%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) CCENT
4 5 (23.81%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) CCIE
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (9.52%) CCSA
6 2 (9.52%) CCSE
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
7 1 (4.76%) EMC Certification
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.76%) Shibboleth
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CME
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
5 5 (23.81%) Moogsoft
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Splunk
7 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (14.29%) BMC
8 2 (9.52%) Aruba
8 2 (9.52%) CommVault
8 2 (9.52%) CyberTech
8 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.52%) Google
8 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
8 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (9.52%) Verint