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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 81 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% - 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£391 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -50.00%
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
768 768 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 46.04% 50.13% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 376 295
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £75 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 99
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.90 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £295 - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Apache

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) FCoE
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (18.18%) Introscope
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (18.18%) WMI
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) Tufin
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint