The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank - 51 27
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.35% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
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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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 148 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.86% 37.28% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 92 56
Average daily rate £310 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £35.25
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 Cardiff

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff