The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 - 432
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.090% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.19 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WhatsUp Gold 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 2212 2417 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.92% 10.49% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1729 1282
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 38
Median hourly rate £41.75 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.73% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.73 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WhatsUp Gold in London

WhatsUp Gold
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in London

WhatsUp Gold
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in London

WhatsUp Gold
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 WhatsUp Gold within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 2 - -
WhatsUp Gold
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) 802.1X
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
4 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control

WhatsUp Gold
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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
3 1 (16.67%) Internet Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Market Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Market Data Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (33.33%) COM
2 2 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
2 2 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (16.67%) Charles River
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Radianz