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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 113 140 140
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 16 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £370 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-68.75% -11.11%
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
1239 1497 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.68% 48.14% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 873 717
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 134 150
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.80 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire +11 8 £365 +16.80%
Cambridgeshire +20 6 £345 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 £433 +16.77% 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) Splunk
2 14 (58.33%) Change Control
2 14 (58.33%) ServiceNow
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) Solaris
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
4 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Open Source
4 11 (45.83%) OSSEC
4 11 (45.83%) Puppet
4 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (45.83%) iptables
4 11 (45.83%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (41.67%) LogRhythm
5 10 (41.67%) vSphere
5 10 (41.67%) Postfix
5 10 (41.67%) Sendmail
5 10 (41.67%) Cobbler

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 10 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Consultant
6 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Solaris
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Change Control
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (45.83%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
3 11 (45.83%) Open Source
3 11 (45.83%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (41.67%) High Availability
4 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 4 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) iptables
2 10 (41.67%) Postfix
2 10 (41.67%) Sendmail
2 10 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) OSSEC
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 10 (41.67%) Cobbler
2 10 (41.67%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) ServiceNow
1 14 (58.33%) Splunk
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) EMC
3 10 (41.67%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) LogRhythm
3 10 (41.67%) TippingPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Qualys
5 3 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) VMware