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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £313 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -35.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +89.24%

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
678 673 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 47.31% 42.14% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 357 304
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 44
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £363 -
Leicestershire +2 1 £265 +6.00%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 7 (70.00%) NX-OS
5 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) CCDP
7 2 (20.00%) CCIE
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (20.00%) Network Management
7 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (10.00%) Meraki
8 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) NX-OS
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (10.00%) TACACS
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) VMware