Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 - 599
Rank change year-on-year - +599 +1
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% - 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.042% - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
London median daily rate - - £311
England median daily rate £313 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -10.71% -9.68% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £49.19 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £49.19 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +38.56% -16.47% -5.56%

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 4729 4972 3834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.34% 10.96% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3387 3520 2633
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £251
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 65
London median hourly rate £24.86 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.49% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £13.68 £15.88 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.44 £51.08 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.96% +5.67% +6.24%

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 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 July 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
New Malden - 2 - -
WhatsUp Gold
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) COM
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) NAS

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware