The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.73% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -39.28%
SolarWinds
East Sussex

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

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 46 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.53% 25.27% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 40
Average daily rate £263 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) VMware