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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 460 492 450
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 138 129 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 104
Median daily rate £373 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £486 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £59.00
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -75.42%
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
20885 21497 23108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.37% 42.53% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12878 12809 13928
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 906 1142
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
London -3 63 £458 +10.90% 10
South East +34 26 £365 +10.18% 5
North West +13 13 £325 -23.52% 6
West Midlands +1 13 £425 +9.67% 3
South West +14 10 £378 +4.86% 3
East Midlands - 5 £313 - 2
East of England +2 4 £238 -40.62% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 173 (57.48%) Cisco
2 133 (44.19%) Firewall
3 88 (29.24%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (28.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 77 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 77 (25.58%) Wireless
5 77 (25.58%) VMware
6 76 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (23.26%) Windows
8 69 (22.92%) LAN
9 68 (22.59%) WAN
10 64 (21.26%) Microsoft
11 63 (20.93%) F5
12 62 (20.60%) ITIL
13 61 (20.27%) Riverbed
14 60 (19.93%) Juniper
15 57 (18.94%) Data Centre
16 56 (18.60%) CCNP
17 55 (18.27%) CCNA
18 54 (17.94%) Active Directory
19 53 (17.61%) DNS
20 52 (17.28%) Security Cleared
21 51 (16.94%) Palo Alto
22 47 (15.61%) Finance
23 46 (15.28%) DHCP
24 45 (14.95%) Network Monitoring
25 44 (14.62%) SC Cleared
26 43 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
27 41 (13.62%) HP
28 40 (13.29%) BGP

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 25 (8.31%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.66%) IIS
7 4 (1.33%) Apache
7 4 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.98%) MS Office
3 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.98%) Office 365
3 9 (2.99%) OneDrive
4 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.99%) IaaS
4 6 (1.99%) Yammer
5 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 133 (44.19%) Firewall
2 87 (28.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 77 (25.58%) Wireless
4 76 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (22.92%) LAN
6 68 (22.59%) WAN
7 53 (17.61%) DNS
8 46 (15.28%) DHCP
9 40 (13.29%) BGP
10 38 (12.62%) BIG-IP
11 37 (12.29%) OSPF
12 34 (11.30%) TCP/IP
13 32 (10.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 30 (9.97%) SAN
15 27 (8.97%) Network Security
15 27 (8.97%) VPN
16 24 (7.97%) Wireshark
17 21 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 21 (6.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.99%) MySQL
2 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.33%) Big Data
3 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.33%) JIRA
2 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.33%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (15.61%) Finance
2 9 (2.99%) Retail
3 6 (1.99%) Banking
3 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.00%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (33.22%) Network Engineer
2 41 (13.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (6.98%) Analyst
7 20 (6.64%) Consultant
8 19 (6.31%) Monitoring Specialist
9 17 (5.65%) Administrator
9 17 (5.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (5.65%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.32%) Architect
10 13 (4.32%) Network Specialist
11 11 (3.65%) Network Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.65%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (2.66%) Network Monitoring Specialist
12 8 (2.66%) Server Engineer
13 7 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) CSS
2 10 (3.32%) 802.1X
3 9 (2.99%) Middleware
4 4 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.94%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.97%) CMDB
3 18 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.32%) User Experience
5 12 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.99%) Replication
6 10 (3.32%) PKI
7 9 (2.99%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.33%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.33%) Statistics
9 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.66%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.26%) Windows
2 37 (12.29%) Windows Server
3 28 (9.30%) Linux
4 25 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.66%) Unix
8 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.33%) CentOS
9 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Solaris
9 4 (1.33%) VMS
10 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.33%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.60%) ITIL
2 45 (14.95%) Network Monitoring
3 38 (12.62%) Change Management
3 38 (12.62%) Load Balancing
3 38 (12.62%) Network Management
4 31 (10.30%) Project Management
5 30 (9.97%) Service Management
6 25 (8.31%) Network Architecture
7 23 (7.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (6.64%) Change Control
9 16 (5.32%) Migration
10 15 (4.98%) High Availability
10 15 (4.98%) ITIL V3
11 14 (4.65%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.32%) Network Design
12 13 (4.32%) Patch Management
13 12 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (3.99%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (3.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.31%) SQL
2 13 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.65%) C
4 10 (3.32%) Python
4 10 (3.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.99%) PHP
6 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.33%) Perl
7 4 (1.33%) Ruby
8 3 (1.00%) VBScript
9 2 (0.66%) Java
9 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 88 (29.24%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (18.60%) CCNP
3 55 (18.27%) CCNA
4 52 (17.28%) Security Cleared
5 44 (14.62%) SC Cleared
6 25 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (6.64%) CCIE
7 20 (6.64%) MCSE
8 16 (5.32%) MCITP
9 12 (3.99%) Degree
10 8 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.33%) MCP
11 7 (2.33%) MCSA
12 6 (1.99%) CCDP
12 6 (1.99%) CCSA
13 5 (1.66%) MCDST
13 5 (1.66%) MCTS
14 4 (1.33%) CCSE
15 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.66%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.64%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.98%) SLA
3 17 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (17.94%) Active Directory
2 43 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.98%) XenApp
4 10 (3.32%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.99%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.66%) DFS Replication
6 8 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.66%) ProxySG
6 8 (2.66%) VMware Server
7 7 (2.33%) iptables
7 7 (2.33%) vSphere
8 6 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.66%) Xen
10 4 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.00%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.00%) Postfix
11 3 (1.00%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 39 (12.96%) Nagios
2 32 (10.63%) OPNET
3 31 (10.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 25 (8.31%) SCOM
5 23 (7.64%) SCCM
6 17 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (4.65%) Cacti
8 11 (3.65%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (3.32%) Puppet
10 9 (2.99%) Backup Exec
11 8 (2.66%) AppManager
11 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (2.66%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.33%) Kibana
12 7 (2.33%) Nessus
13 6 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (1.99%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 173 (57.48%) Cisco
2 77 (25.58%) CheckPoint
2 77 (25.58%) VMware
3 64 (21.26%) Microsoft
4 63 (20.93%) F5
5 61 (20.27%) Riverbed
6 60 (19.93%) Juniper
7 51 (16.94%) Palo Alto
8 41 (13.62%) HP
9 33 (10.96%) Citrix
10 32 (10.63%) Blue Coat
11 28 (9.30%) BMC
12 24 (7.97%) Aruba
12 24 (7.97%) Intel Security
13 23 (7.64%) NetApp
14 20 (6.64%) Fortinet
14 20 (6.64%) Tufin
15 19 (6.31%) TippingPoint
16 17 (5.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 16 (5.32%) FireEye
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