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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 118 133 113
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£310 £500 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +166.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1390 1376 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 48.15% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 685 443
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 125
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £41.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 7 £370 -
Essex +4 6 £198 -60.50%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Altiris
5 4 (14.81%) Brocade
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Websense
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) McAfee
6 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 3 (11.11%) Aruba

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Wireless
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) IPsec
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Report Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) SIEM
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) R
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) RANCID
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) F5
4 4 (14.81%) Altiris
4 4 (14.81%) Brocade
5 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.11%) Websense
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Aruba
5 3 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.41%) Qualys
6 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 2 (7.41%) Tripwire
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) IBM