The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 481 359 500
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +141
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 140 250 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.09% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 155 60
Median daily rate £380 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +37.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.57% -26.66%
SolarWinds
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22412 22965 22764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.34% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13989 13331 13114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 1002 1026
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.12 £40.00
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 England

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in England

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in England

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in England

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the England region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in England

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
South East +2 50 £388 +10.71% 14
London -66 46 £430 +22.85% 16
East of England -6 9 £325 +44.44% 1
West Midlands -17 9 £375 -1.31% 3
Yorkshire -21 9 £420 -1.17% 1
South West -12 7 £404 +22.34% 1
North West -15 6 £250 -48.71% 2
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
North East -37 2 £353 - 1
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UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 203 (73.02%) Cisco
2 139 (50.00%) Firewall
3 85 (30.58%) WAN
4 83 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (29.14%) ITIL
5 81 (29.14%) Windows
6 77 (27.70%) Security Cleared
7 70 (25.18%) LAN
8 66 (23.74%) Juniper
9 62 (22.30%) DNS
9 62 (22.30%) Wireless
9 62 (22.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 62 (22.30%) Data Centre
10 59 (21.22%) VMware
11 55 (19.78%) DHCP
12 54 (19.42%) Microsoft
12 54 (19.42%) CheckPoint
12 54 (19.42%) SC Cleared
13 52 (18.71%) CCNP
13 52 (18.71%) HP
14 49 (17.63%) VPN
14 49 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (16.55%) Active Directory
15 46 (16.55%) EMC
15 46 (16.55%) Network Monitoring
16 43 (15.47%) Network Management
17 39 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (13.31%) Network Security
18 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
18 37 (13.31%) Linux

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.52%) IIS
6 6 (2.16%) Confluence
7 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.44%) Apache
9 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.19%) MS Office
3 16 (5.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.16%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (50.00%) Firewall
2 85 (30.58%) WAN
3 70 (25.18%) LAN
4 62 (22.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 62 (22.30%) DNS
4 62 (22.30%) Wireless
5 55 (19.78%) DHCP
6 49 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (17.63%) VPN
7 37 (13.31%) Network Security
8 34 (12.23%) BGP
8 34 (12.23%) SAN
9 31 (11.15%) MPLS
10 30 (10.79%) TCP/IP
11 29 (10.43%) OSPF
12 27 (9.71%) Internet
13 23 (8.27%) IP Telephony
13 23 (8.27%) VLAN
14 19 (6.83%) SSL
15 18 (6.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.08%) MySQL
4 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.72%) Informix
5 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.72%) Redis
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.04%) JIRA
2 9 (3.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) Hudson
4 3 (1.08%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (12.23%) Finance
2 16 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.16%) Billing
3 6 (2.16%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Banking
4 5 (1.80%) Games
5 4 (1.44%) Front Office
5 4 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (35.97%) Network Engineer
2 35 (12.59%) Analyst
3 33 (11.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.43%) Architect
5 25 (8.99%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (8.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (7.19%) Network Analyst
8 17 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.32%) Network Architect
9 12 (4.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 11 (3.96%) Network Support
11 10 (3.60%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.24%) Administrator
12 9 (3.24%) IT Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Network Security Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Security Engineer
14 7 (2.52%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.52%) VMware Engineer
15 6 (2.16%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.44%) Web Services
2 3 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.72%) Middleware
3 2 (0.72%) WAP
4 1 (0.36%) .NET
4 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) JDBC
4 1 (0.36%) LAMP
4 1 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.60%) EMC VNX
5 10 (3.60%) Replication
5 10 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.88%) PKI
7 5 (1.80%) Clustering
8 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.44%) New Media
8 4 (1.44%) Statistics
8 4 (1.44%) Wiki
9 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 81 (29.14%) Windows
2 39 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (13.31%) Linux
4 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (8.63%) Windows Server
6 23 (8.27%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.83%) Unix
9 15 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (5.40%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.52%) Solaris
11 6 (2.16%) SUSE
12 3 (1.08%) CatOS
13 2 (0.72%) Android
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.14%) ITIL
2 46 (16.55%) Network Monitoring
3 43 (15.47%) Network Management
4 32 (11.51%) Load Balancing
5 28 (10.07%) Migration
6 21 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 20 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.19%) Network Architecture
8 18 (6.47%) Network Design
9 17 (6.12%) Change Management
9 17 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.32%) Change Control
10 12 (4.32%) ITIL V3
10 12 (4.32%) Project Management
11 11 (3.96%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (3.60%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.60%) Service Management
12 10 (3.60%) Web Filtering
12 10 (3.60%) Workflow
13 9 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.71%) SQL
2 17 (6.12%) Perl
3 10 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.60%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.24%) Tcl
4 9 (3.24%) VB
5 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.88%) Python
6 7 (2.52%) C
7 6 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.44%) Java
8 4 (1.44%) VBA
9 3 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) Korn
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (27.70%) Security Cleared
3 54 (19.42%) SC Cleared
4 52 (18.71%) CCNP
5 33 (11.87%) CCNA
6 23 (8.27%) Degree
7 18 (6.47%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (4.32%) CCIE
9 12 (4.32%) MCSE
10 11 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.24%) JNCIA
12 8 (2.88%) JNCIP
12 8 (2.88%) MCITP
13 6 (2.16%) CCDA
13 6 (2.16%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.44%) CISSP
15 3 (1.08%) CCDP
15 3 (1.08%) CCSE
15 3 (1.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.40%) SLA
2 6 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 46 (16.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.47%) vSphere
4 10 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (2.16%) Firmware
6 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.16%) iptables
7 5 (1.80%) Postfix
7 5 (1.80%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.80%) UAG
8 4 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.44%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.08%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.08%) vCloud
9 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.72%) XenApp
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.63%) SCOM
1 24 (8.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 23 (8.27%) CiscoWorks
3 20 (7.19%) Nagios
4 16 (5.76%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.60%) Netcool
6 9 (3.24%) SCCM
7 8 (2.88%) Puppet
7 8 (2.88%) Tivoli
8 7 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (2.52%) OPNET
8 7 (2.52%) WhatsUp Gold
9 6 (2.16%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.16%) Cacti
9 6 (2.16%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.16%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.16%) OSSEC
10 5 (1.80%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.44%) AppManager
11 4 (1.44%) Opsview
Vendors
1 203 (73.02%) Cisco
2 66 (23.74%) Juniper
3 59 (21.22%) VMware
4 54 (19.42%) CheckPoint
4 54 (19.42%) Microsoft
5 52 (18.71%) HP
6 46 (16.55%) EMC
7 34 (12.23%) Riverbed
8 32 (11.51%) Palo Alto
9 28 (10.07%) F5
10 23 (8.27%) Red Hat
11 22 (7.91%) Splunk
12 20 (7.19%) Blue Coat
13 19 (6.83%) Intel Security
13 19 (6.83%) Oracle
14 17 (6.12%) CA
14 17 (6.12%) IBM
15 12 (4.32%) Aruba
15 12 (4.32%) CommVault
16 11 (3.96%) Citrix
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