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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 454 439 464
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 168 181 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 119 82
Median daily rate £400 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £245 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% -11.11%
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
21939 22423 21523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.41% 44.79% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13740 13453 12373
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1003 951
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -23 55 £450 +28.57% 14
South East +5 48 £400 -5.88% 8
West Midlands -19 24 £380 +20.15% 5
East of England +21 21 £340 -0.42% 1
South West +1 8 £360 +9.09%
Yorkshire -16 5 £413 +42.24% 4
North West -7 3 £450 - 4
East Midlands -8 3 £290 +1.75% 4
North East -59 1 £330 - 2
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SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 218 (72.19%) Cisco
2 166 (54.97%) Firewall
3 97 (32.12%) Juniper
4 88 (29.14%) Security Cleared
5 87 (28.81%) ITIL
5 87 (28.81%) Data Centre
6 85 (28.15%) WAN
7 84 (27.81%) CheckPoint
7 84 (27.81%) Wireless
8 83 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
9 82 (27.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 72 (23.84%) Windows
11 67 (22.19%) LAN
12 63 (20.86%) DNS
13 62 (20.53%) F5
14 61 (20.20%) Network Management
14 61 (20.20%) CCNP
15 60 (19.87%) BGP
15 60 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
16 57 (18.87%) Riverbed
16 57 (18.87%) OSPF
16 57 (18.87%) Network Monitoring
17 55 (18.21%) HP
17 55 (18.21%) SC Cleared
17 55 (18.21%) Load Balancing
18 54 (17.88%) DHCP
19 52 (17.22%) Microsoft
20 50 (16.56%) VPN
21 46 (15.23%) VMware
22 45 (14.90%) MPLS

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 17 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.99%) Apache
4 6 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.66%) Confluence
5 5 (1.66%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.30%) MS Office
3 15 (4.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.99%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 166 (54.97%) Firewall
2 85 (28.15%) WAN
3 84 (27.81%) Wireless
4 82 (27.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 67 (22.19%) LAN
6 63 (20.86%) DNS
7 60 (19.87%) BGP
7 60 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
8 57 (18.87%) OSPF
9 54 (17.88%) DHCP
10 50 (16.56%) VPN
11 45 (14.90%) MPLS
12 41 (13.58%) TCP/IP
13 39 (12.91%) Network Security
14 37 (12.25%) SAN
15 34 (11.26%) VLAN
16 28 (9.27%) IP Telephony
17 24 (7.95%) SSL
18 22 (7.28%) BIG-IP
19 21 (6.95%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.32%) MySQL
4 4 (1.32%) Big Data
4 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Informix
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (5.30%) JIRA
2 8 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.66%) Hudson
4 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (9.93%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.31%) Retail
4 6 (1.99%) Banking
4 6 (1.99%) Billing
5 4 (1.32%) Front Office
5 4 (1.32%) Games
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (39.07%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 40 (13.25%) Analyst
4 32 (10.60%) Architect
5 24 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (7.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (7.28%) Network Analyst
8 19 (6.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (6.29%) Security Engineer
9 17 (5.63%) Administrator
10 14 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.30%) Network Architect
11 13 (4.30%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.30%) Senior Security Engineer
11 13 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) Network Specialist
14 10 (3.31%) Designer
14 10 (3.31%) Security Analyst
14 10 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.63%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.97%) CSS
3 5 (1.66%) LAMP
3 5 (1.66%) Middleware
4 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.66%) WAP
5 1 (0.33%) JDBC
5 1 (0.33%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.64%) PKI
4 11 (3.64%) User Experience
5 9 (2.98%) CMDB
5 9 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.98%) Replication
6 7 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.32%) Clustering
9 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.84%) Windows
2 45 (14.90%) Linux
3 43 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 26 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (6.95%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.62%) Unix
7 17 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.30%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.31%) Solaris
11 5 (1.66%) CentOS
12 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.32%) VMS
13 3 (0.99%) CatOS
14 2 (0.66%) Android
14 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.81%) ITIL
2 61 (20.20%) Network Management
3 57 (18.87%) Network Monitoring
4 55 (18.21%) Load Balancing
5 35 (11.59%) Change Control
6 34 (11.26%) Network Architecture
7 29 (9.60%) Configuration Management
8 27 (8.94%) Network Design
9 26 (8.61%) Change Management
10 24 (7.95%) Migration
11 22 (7.28%) ITIL V3
12 19 (6.29%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (5.63%) High Availability
14 16 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (5.30%) Open Source
14 16 (5.30%) Project Management
15 14 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Management
16 13 (4.30%) Service Management
17 12 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.95%) SQL
2 19 (6.29%) Shell Script
3 17 (5.63%) Perl
4 14 (4.64%) Python
5 13 (4.30%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.98%) Tcl
8 8 (2.65%) VB
9 7 (2.32%) C
10 6 (1.99%) PHP
11 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.66%) Ruby
12 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.32%) VBA
13 2 (0.66%) Java
14 1 (0.33%) Korn
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (29.14%) Security Cleared
2 83 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (20.20%) CCNP
4 55 (18.21%) SC Cleared
5 34 (11.26%) CCNA
6 25 (8.28%) CCIE
7 23 (7.62%) DV Cleared
8 20 (6.62%) Degree
9 10 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.32%) CCDP
11 4 (1.32%) CCSE
11 4 (1.32%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.32%) MCSE
12 3 (0.99%) CCSP
12 3 (0.99%) CISSP
12 3 (0.99%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.66%) HND
13 2 (0.66%) MCDST
13 2 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) SLA
2 11 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 37 (12.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.64%) iptables
5 12 (3.97%) vSphere
6 11 (3.64%) DFS Replication
6 11 (3.64%) XenApp
6 11 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.98%) Postfix
7 9 (2.98%) Sendmail
7 9 (2.98%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.32%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.66%) Firmware
10 5 (1.66%) UAG
10 5 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.66%) Xen
11 4 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (13.58%) Nagios
2 36 (11.92%) Cisco Prime
3 30 (9.93%) SolarWinds Orion
4 26 (8.61%) OPNET
5 24 (7.95%) SCCM
6 20 (6.62%) SCOM
7 16 (5.30%) Cacti
7 16 (5.30%) Puppet
8 11 (3.64%) FortiGate
9 10 (3.31%) Cobbler
9 10 (3.31%) OSSEC
10 9 (2.98%) SCVMM
11 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (2.32%) Netcool
12 7 (2.32%) SmokePing
12 7 (2.32%) Tivoli
13 6 (1.99%) Ansible
13 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 218 (72.19%) Cisco
2 97 (32.12%) Juniper
3 84 (27.81%) CheckPoint
4 62 (20.53%) F5
5 57 (18.87%) Riverbed
6 55 (18.21%) HP
7 52 (17.22%) Microsoft
8 46 (15.23%) VMware
9 41 (13.58%) Palo Alto
10 39 (12.91%) EMC
11 26 (8.61%) Intel Security
12 24 (7.95%) Splunk
13 23 (7.62%) Fortinet
14 22 (7.28%) Red Hat
15 20 (6.62%) Blue Coat
15 20 (6.62%) Nokia
16 19 (6.29%) Aruba
16 19 (6.29%) CA
16 19 (6.29%) Citrix
16 19 (6.29%) Oracle
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