The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.077% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +78.57%
SolarWinds
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
574 510 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.22% 43.04% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 239 199
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 46
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Buckinghamshire region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 £225 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam