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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 136 136 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.29% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.66% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£313 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +164.70%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1356 1362 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.84% 44.03% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 778 481
Average daily rate £385 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 120
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.10 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 0 2 £379 +29.48% 3
Bedfordshire +10 1 £313 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Cisco
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) F5
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Websense
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Brocade
7 3 (16.67%) NetApp
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Juniper
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) Network Security
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (11.11%) Aruba
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) TACACS
5 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
5 1 (5.56%) ISDN
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) RANCID
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) Websense
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.56%) Kaseya
6 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) ION Trading