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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds Orion
England / South East
Rank - 261 258
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.043% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.40% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £111 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -69.51% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 773 1002 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.00% 10.87% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 605 548
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +74.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in the South East

SolarWinds Orion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DDNS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL

SolarWinds Orion
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) DDNS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint