The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 81 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.25% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
404 381 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.43% 31.91% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 191 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £271 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the Edinburgh region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SEO

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware