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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / East of England
Rank 119 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.042% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.090% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £255 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £375 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +84.94%

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
941 1108 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 43.38% 46.01% 51.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 624 726
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 96 125
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.81% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £57.50 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £275 -
Suffolk - 3 £255 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (30.00%) Aruba
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Aruba
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed