The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.49% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+205.08% -50.42%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
209 103 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.82% 43.64% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £22.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory