Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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.

SolarWinds Orion
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 636 641
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 17 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.031% 0.011% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.10% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 20
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £240 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -31.43% +4.87%
10th Percentile £294 £201 £193
90th Percentile £449 £280 £490
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09% +10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.13
UK median hourly rate - - £17.13

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 7,192 5,791 6,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.11% 11.09% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,384 3,535 4,118
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £232
90th Percentile £585 £575 £547
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 222 219
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -38.86% +26.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.40 £12.70
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
South East -4 9 £388 +40.91% 2
North West - 6 £425 -
North of England - 6 £425 -
South West -13 1 £225 -6.25%
East of England - 1 - -
SolarWinds Orion
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) SolarWinds
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) CCENT
8 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
8 4 (23.53%) Google
8 4 (23.53%) MCITP
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) F5
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory

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 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) SNMP
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) CCENT
5 4 (23.53%) MCITP
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.76%) MCSA
7 2 (11.76%) VCAP
7 2 (11.76%) VCP6
8 1 (5.88%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
3 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.76%) PaperCut
4 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) SolarWinds
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Google
5 4 (23.53%) Moogsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) CommVault
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Meraki
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 2 (11.76%) BMC
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
7 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow