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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 131 124 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.45% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£424 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -
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
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
1417 1121 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.16% 46.34% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 527 656
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 £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 153 135
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £42.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
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 24 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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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
Hertfordshire - 7 £400 - 2
Essex -15 3 £525 +176.31% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Qualys
8 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
8 3 (15.79%) Splunk
8 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
8 3 (15.79%) SIEM
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
8 3 (15.79%) Rapid7
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) NetIQ
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) Nessus
9 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
9 2 (10.53%) Altiris

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) IntruShield
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Extranet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
2 2 (10.53%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) NetIQ
3 3 (15.79%) Qualys
3 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
3 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
3 3 (15.79%) Rapid7
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Altiris
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
4 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Mitel
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