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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds Orion
England / London
Rank 397 428 412
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.047% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £111 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -69.51% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

SolarWinds Orion is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2131 2168 1849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.01% 9.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1518 1279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SolarWinds Orion as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in London

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cacti
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FWSM
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Radianz
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters