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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - 84 79
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.45% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-32.57% +5.60%
SolarWinds
Scotland

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
591 446 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.53% 30.84% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 235 192
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware