The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 133 124 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.25% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +27.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -14.63%
SolarWinds
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1413 1132 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.85% 46.68% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 532 660
Average daily rate £340 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £174 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 162 135
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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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
Hertfordshire - 7 £400 - 2
Essex -20 4 £525 +176.31% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) NetIQ
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 3 (15.00%) Nessus
8 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
8 3 (15.00%) Qualys
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
8 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (15.00%) Splunk
8 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (15.00%) SIEM
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) IntruShield
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Extranet
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) TACACS
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) NetIQ
3 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
3 3 (15.00%) Qualys
3 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (10.00%) Altiris
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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