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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 62 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.64% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% -11.11%
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
324 293 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.57% 31.47% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 206 239
Median daily rate £365 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £169 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.35 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £53.90 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (63.64%) FWSM
2 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
2 7 (63.64%) IronPort
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) CA
2 7 (63.64%) Nokia
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (54.55%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) IPsec
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
4 4 (36.36%) TACACS
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Junos
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (63.64%) FWSM
2 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) Junos
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) TACACS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Network Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Security Hardening
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CA
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) IronPort
2 7 (63.64%) Nokia
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) F5