The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.49% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+205.08% -50.42%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 322 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.31% 31.51% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 123 143
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
SolarWinds
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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

SolarWinds
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Mitel
2 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) EDI
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint