The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 70 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £375 £363 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +101.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +24.00%
SolarWinds
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 331 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.16% 38.05% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 238 182
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.25 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) IronPort
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Confluence
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) FWSM
1 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Nokia
3 4 (66.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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