Period
to 10 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SolarWinds.

SolarWinds
London > South London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 131 116
Rank change year-on-year +41 -15 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.72% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
South London median daily rate £370 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.73% +69.23% -
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £43.12 £42.50 £48.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £57.00
London median hourly rate £47.50 £87.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -45.71% +150.00% -36.36%

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in South London.

All Vendors
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 405 676 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 36.49% 35.64% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 506 315
South London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +9.42%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £263
90th Percentile £651 £638 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 24
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 £43.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -8.58% +116.04%
10th Percentile £16.40 £17.50 £13.30
90th Percentile £51.20 £47.09 £51.10
London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.08% -5.00% +11.11%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in South London

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in South London

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in South London

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. 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
Kingston Upon Thames +6 8 £370 -
Merton +5 8 £370 -
SolarWinds
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CCDA
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) SUSE
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) Network Management
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SUSE
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCDA
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed