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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.57% -26.66%
SolarWinds
South Wales

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
150 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.02% 40.59% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 90
Median daily rate £350 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP