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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 87 88
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.31%

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
334 493 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.49% 34.60% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 237 186
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.39 £33.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +110.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

SolarWinds
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Analysis

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper