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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 94 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
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
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
673 768 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.26% 43.81% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 399 274
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £199 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 90
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £45.00
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
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 4 May 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
Leicestershire - 2 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) TACACS
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (16.67%) Meraki
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
6 1 (16.67%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat