The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 93 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.31% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.77% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £288 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.00% -11.11%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
772 653 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.07% 39.96% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 348 313
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 72
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -1 3 £268 -6.14%
Leicestershire - 3 £276 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) Network Management
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (33.33%) Meraki
4 4 (33.33%) NX-OS
4 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) CCDP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Meraki
2 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam