Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 600 606
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 18 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.036% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £328 £290 £189
90th Percentile £601 £430 £438
England median daily rate £420 £383 £338
% change year-on-year +9.80% +13.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate - £17.13 £42.75
% change year-on-year - -59.94% -5.00%

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 5660 5284 4076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 11.85% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 3551 2815
London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 - 3 £269 -
West London - 1 - -
SolarWinds Orion
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 18 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (72.22%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
4 11 (61.11%) CCNP
5 10 (55.56%) Network Design
5 10 (55.56%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (38.89%) Multicast
7 7 (38.89%) Tufin
7 7 (38.89%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (38.89%) OSPF
7 7 (38.89%) BGP
7 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
7 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (33.33%) Statistics
9 5 (27.78%) CCIE
9 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
10 4 (22.22%) Cacti
10 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Prime

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (38.89%) BGP
3 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
3 7 (38.89%) Multicast
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) WLAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 3 (16.67%) Skype
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) BYOD
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (55.56%) Network Design
3 7 (38.89%) Network Optimisation
4 6 (33.33%) Statistics
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) BCP
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 1 (5.56%) Network Management
8 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView
2 3 (16.67%) QRadar
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) WMI
4 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
4 10 (55.56%) HP
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) Tufin
7 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
9 1 (5.56%) BMC
9 1 (5.56%) CA
9 1 (5.56%) Capita
9 1 (5.56%) Remedy