The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.29% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -14.63%
SolarWinds
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 90 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 52.94% 34.48% 52.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 62
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 21
Average hourly rate £22.69 £12.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.52% -65.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SolarWinds
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Nimsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Spiceworks
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Nimsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft