Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 355 376
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.026% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
South East median daily rate £325 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +12.73% -1.79%
10th Percentile £313 £341 £261
90th Percentile £338 £394 £369
England median daily rate £325 £388 £329
% change year-on-year -16.13% +17.87% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 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 2,036 1,652 1,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.27% 10.83% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,217 952 973
South East median daily rate £443 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £224 £250 £211
90th Percentile £588 £538 £522
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 89
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% -30.45% +23.72%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £13.28
90th Percentile £45.40 £55.00 £55.57
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - -

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
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 WhatsUp Gold in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WhatsUp Gold in the South East

WhatsUp Gold
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 WhatsUp Gold within the South East 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
East Sussex - 5 £325 -
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 South East region with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) TACACS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 7 (100.00%) e-Health
1 7 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 7 (100.00%) IronPort
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (100.00%) Thales
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) WAN

WhatsUp Gold
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 7 (100.00%) TACACS
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) e-Health
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) IronPort
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (100.00%) Thales