Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 October 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 599 617
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 7 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.100% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 12
London median daily rate £420 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £304 £333 £290
90th Percentile £446 £589 £430
England median daily rate £400 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09% +10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,028 5,497 5,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.36% 12.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,209 4,001 3,643
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £618
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 46 56
London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.38% +34.01% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.00 £14.23
90th Percentile £46.62 £165.00 £31.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds Orion in London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in London

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Central London -10 1 £420 +56.02%
SolarWinds Orion
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 4 (57.14%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Organisational Awareness
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 3 (42.86%) CCDP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) Radianz
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) Reuters
5 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP

SolarWinds Orion
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
6 1 (14.29%) PSTN
6 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
6 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Organisational Awareness
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) CCENT
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Radianz
4 3 (42.86%) Reuters
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Aruba
6 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
6 1 (14.29%) Remedy
6 1 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (14.29%) Toshiba