Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 June 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.

SolarWinds Orion
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 620 639 607
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32 +54
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 13 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.027% 0.025% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.19% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £296 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.47% +39.12% -43.33%
10th Percentile £250 £169 £127
90th Percentile £405 £384 £276
UK median daily rate £365 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +1.92% -10.47% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.04 -
UK median hourly rate - £20.04 -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,644 6,669 5,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.70% 12.69% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,165 4,041 3,143
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £260 £259 £225
90th Percentile £622 £580 £556
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 227 184
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.77% -26.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £42.19 £46.85 £47.40
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -12.09%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SolarWinds Orion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK excluding London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK excluding London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK excluding London

SolarWinds Orion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK excluding London

SolarWinds Orion
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
East of England +3 5 £300 +98.68%
South East +17 4 £355 -3.07%
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £465 -
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 13 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Change Management
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (38.46%) DNA
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) MCSA
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) Wireless
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) CommVault
7 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS

SolarWinds Orion
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) FCoE
4 2 (15.38%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) Junos
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Multicast
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) CCTV
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) DNA
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) MCSA
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) VCP6
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 4 (30.77%) PaperCut
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) CommVault
4 4 (30.77%) Dell
4 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) Polycom
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) WatchGuard
5 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
6 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki