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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 462 387 484
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +97
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 145 236 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.05% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 163 75
Median daily rate £378 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £45.22 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £45.22 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-67.93% +0.48%
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
21772 22529 22038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.20% 45.00% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 13360 12748
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 £255 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1025 1028
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 30 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 30 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 +4 49 £388 -8.82% 7
London -51 44 £450 +28.57% 13
West Midlands -16 18 £375 +6.38% 5
East of England +7 12 £340 +9.67% 3
South West -15 8 £360 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -23 6 £423 +12.66% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £295 -9.23% 5
North West -17 3 £250 -47.36% 1
North East -51 1 £330 - 1
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 223 (73.84%) Cisco
2 161 (53.31%) Firewall
3 94 (31.13%) Security Cleared
4 91 (30.13%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (29.47%) ITIL
6 87 (28.81%) Juniper
6 87 (28.81%) Data Centre
7 86 (28.48%) WAN
7 86 (28.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 84 (27.81%) Wireless
9 82 (27.15%) Windows
10 78 (25.83%) CheckPoint
11 69 (22.85%) LAN
12 62 (20.53%) DNS
12 62 (20.53%) Microsoft
13 61 (20.20%) SC Cleared
14 60 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (19.54%) CCNP
16 58 (19.21%) Network Management
17 56 (18.54%) VPN
18 54 (17.88%) DHCP
19 52 (17.22%) HP
20 51 (16.89%) BGP
21 50 (16.56%) EMC
22 49 (16.23%) VMware
22 49 (16.23%) Network Monitoring
23 48 (15.89%) MPLS
23 48 (15.89%) OSPF
23 48 (15.89%) F5
24 44 (14.57%) Active Directory

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 16 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.32%) IIS
4 6 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.66%) Confluence
6 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (14.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.62%) MS Visio
3 18 (5.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 161 (53.31%) Firewall
2 86 (28.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 86 (28.48%) WAN
3 84 (27.81%) Wireless
4 69 (22.85%) LAN
5 62 (20.53%) DNS
6 60 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
7 56 (18.54%) VPN
8 54 (17.88%) DHCP
9 51 (16.89%) BGP
10 48 (15.89%) MPLS
10 48 (15.89%) OSPF
11 41 (13.58%) TCP/IP
12 39 (12.91%) Network Security
13 34 (11.26%) SAN
14 29 (9.60%) IP Telephony
15 26 (8.61%) VLAN
16 25 (8.28%) SSL
17 22 (7.28%) IPsec
18 21 (6.95%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.99%) MySQL
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.33%) Informix
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.33%) Redis
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (4.64%) JIRA
2 8 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) Hudson
5 2 (0.66%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (10.60%) Finance
2 19 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.98%) Retail
4 7 (2.32%) Banking
5 6 (1.99%) Billing
6 4 (1.32%) Front Office
6 4 (1.32%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (37.09%) Network Engineer
2 40 (13.25%) Analyst
3 39 (12.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (10.60%) Architect
5 23 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (7.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (7.28%) Network Analyst
7 18 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.64%) Network Architect
8 14 (4.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Security Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) Network Support
11 11 (3.64%) Administrator
11 11 (3.64%) Designer
12 10 (3.31%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 8 (2.65%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.64%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.66%) CSS
3 3 (0.99%) Middleware
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.66%) WAP
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) JDBC
5 1 (0.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.31%) EMC VNX
5 10 (3.31%) PKI
5 10 (3.31%) Replication
6 8 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.66%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) Clustering
8 4 (1.32%) New Media
8 4 (1.32%) Wiki
9 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Statistics
9 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 82 (27.15%) Windows
2 40 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (11.92%) Linux
4 30 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (8.61%) Windows Server
6 22 (7.28%) Windows 7
7 21 (6.95%) Unix
8 17 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (5.30%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.65%) Solaris
12 3 (0.99%) CatOS
12 3 (0.99%) SUSE
13 2 (0.66%) Android
13 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) HPUX
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.47%) ITIL
2 58 (19.21%) Network Management
3 49 (16.23%) Network Monitoring
4 42 (13.91%) Load Balancing
5 26 (8.61%) Migration
6 25 (8.28%) Network Architecture
7 23 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.28%) Change Control
8 22 (7.28%) Network Design
9 20 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (6.29%) Change Management
11 18 (5.96%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (5.30%) ITIL V3
13 13 (4.30%) Project Management
13 13 (4.30%) Service Management
14 12 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (3.64%) High Availability
15 11 (3.64%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.64%) Information Management
15 11 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.61%) SQL
2 14 (4.64%) Perl
2 14 (4.64%) Shell Script
3 12 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.98%) Tcl
4 9 (2.98%) VB
5 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.65%) Python
6 7 (2.32%) C
7 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.32%) Java
8 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) Korn
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (31.13%) Security Cleared
2 91 (30.13%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (20.20%) SC Cleared
4 59 (19.54%) CCNP
5 43 (14.24%) CCNA
6 24 (7.95%) Degree
6 24 (7.95%) DV Cleared
7 22 (7.28%) CCIE
8 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.97%) MCSE
10 11 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.65%) MCITP
12 6 (1.99%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.99%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.32%) CISSP
14 3 (0.99%) CCDA
14 3 (0.99%) CCDP
14 3 (0.99%) CCSE
14 3 (0.99%) CCSP
14 3 (0.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) SLA
2 9 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 44 (14.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.96%) vSphere
4 9 (2.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (2.65%) iptables
5 8 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.32%) Postfix
6 7 (2.32%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.66%) Firmware
7 5 (1.66%) UAG
8 4 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.99%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.99%) XenApp
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.91%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (9.27%) Nagios
2 28 (9.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 24 (7.95%) SCOM
4 15 (4.97%) SCCM
5 14 (4.64%) OPNET
6 13 (4.30%) NetBackup
7 11 (3.64%) FortiGate
8 10 (3.31%) Cacti
8 10 (3.31%) Puppet
9 8 (2.65%) Cobbler
9 8 (2.65%) OSSEC
10 7 (2.32%) Netcool
10 7 (2.32%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.66%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.66%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (1.32%) AppManager
13 4 (1.32%) SmokePing
14 3 (0.99%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 223 (73.84%) Cisco
2 87 (28.81%) Juniper
3 78 (25.83%) CheckPoint
4 62 (20.53%) Microsoft
5 52 (17.22%) HP
6 50 (16.56%) EMC
7 49 (16.23%) VMware
8 48 (15.89%) F5
9 43 (14.24%) Riverbed
10 35 (11.59%) Palo Alto
11 23 (7.62%) Intel Security
12 22 (7.28%) Splunk
13 21 (6.95%) Blue Coat
13 21 (6.95%) CA
13 21 (6.95%) IBM
13 21 (6.95%) Red Hat
14 18 (5.96%) Oracle
15 16 (5.30%) Aruba
15 16 (5.30%) Nokia
16 15 (4.97%) Fortinet
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