Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 377 376
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 3 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.42% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
South East median daily rate £288 £383 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.84% +11.27% -23.61%
10th Percentile £266 £358 £313
90th Percentile £299 £503 £419
England median daily rate £420 £381 £344
% change year-on-year +10.16% +10.91% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £21.75 -
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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1982 1905 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.87% 11.38% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1127 1087
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £579 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 75
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £25.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.93% +29.38% +1.50%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £46.98 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +1.50%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SolarWinds Orion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire +16 1 £300 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Thames Valley -9 1 - -
Surrey -18 1 £275 -27.63%
SolarWinds Orion
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

SolarWinds Orion
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard