Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 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.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 587 588
Rank change year-on-year -38 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.052% 0.16% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
London median daily rate £225 £470 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.13% +41.35% -
10th Percentile £213 £432 £329
90th Percentile £428 £488 £336
England median daily rate £325 £388 £329
% change year-on-year -16.13% +17.87% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £49.19 -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 -

WhatsUp Gold 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 5,719 4,889 3,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.26% 11.76% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,296 3,306 2,702
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 69
London median hourly rate £24.87 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% -6.98% +17.81%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £71.26 £47.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - -

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WhatsUp Gold as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 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 - 2 £225 - 2
WhatsUp Gold
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) RightFax
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) RedGate
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) RedGate
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) RightFax
2 1 (33.33%) VMware