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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 66 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% - 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
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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
283 338 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.27% 41.94% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 242 103
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) CA
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (45.45%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) IronPort
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
2 5 (45.45%) ArcSight

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
2 5 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
2 5 (45.45%) FWSM
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Network Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Web Design
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (45.45%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
1 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) CA
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) IronPort
2 5 (45.45%) ArcSight