The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +91.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 135 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.85% 42.45% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the Bedfordshire region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SolarWinds
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed