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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+102.24% -20.53%
SolarWinds
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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
125 143 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.72% 51.44% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 99 38
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.16 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -35.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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

SolarWinds
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat