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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 95 76 95
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.41% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £308 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £420 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +24.00%
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
663 637 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.31% 44.11% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 309 333
Average daily rate £350 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 74
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.85 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire - 3 £250 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat