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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 355 465 476
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +11
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 233 105 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 75 30
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£350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
SolarWinds
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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
22339 21648 19459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.23% 45.13% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 12567 10704
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1000 1104
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 98 £350 -6.66% 12
Yorkshire +13 33 £385 +28.33% 4
South East +9 33 £438 +21.52% 15
West Midlands +8 21 £353 - 2
South West +2 18 £330 -6.38%
East of England +7 13 £310 -38.00% 2
East Midlands - 8 £325 - 1
North West -23 5 £475 +102.12% 3
North East - 3 - - 1
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SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 278 (72.77%) Cisco
2 218 (57.07%) Firewall
3 134 (35.08%) Cisco ASA
4 111 (29.06%) CheckPoint
5 110 (28.80%) Cisco Certification
6 104 (27.23%) Wireless
7 103 (26.96%) MPLS
8 102 (26.70%) Juniper
9 101 (26.44%) BGP
10 98 (25.65%) Windows
10 98 (25.65%) F5
11 94 (24.61%) LAN
11 94 (24.61%) WAN
12 88 (23.04%) Data Centre
13 86 (22.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 81 (21.20%) Load Balancing
15 80 (20.94%) VMware
16 79 (20.68%) VPN
17 76 (19.90%) ITIL
17 76 (19.90%) Network Security
18 75 (19.63%) DNS
18 75 (19.63%) OSPF
19 72 (18.85%) HP
20 71 (18.59%) CCNP
21 70 (18.32%) Finance
22 60 (15.71%) Network Management
23 59 (15.45%) TCP/IP
23 59 (15.45%) Network Monitoring
24 56 (14.66%) Citrix
24 56 (14.66%) EIGRP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.02%) IIS
2 17 (4.45%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.40%) Lync
5 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.57%) Apache
6 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.57%) Node.js
7 5 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.93%) RMDS
2 2 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 218 (57.07%) Firewall
2 134 (35.08%) Cisco ASA
3 104 (27.23%) Wireless
4 103 (26.96%) MPLS
5 101 (26.44%) BGP
6 94 (24.61%) LAN
6 94 (24.61%) WAN
7 86 (22.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 79 (20.68%) VPN
9 76 (19.90%) Network Security
10 75 (19.63%) DNS
10 75 (19.63%) OSPF
11 59 (15.45%) TCP/IP
12 56 (14.66%) EIGRP
13 53 (13.87%) VLAN
14 52 (13.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 51 (13.35%) DHCP
16 50 (13.09%) SAN
17 42 (10.99%) IPsec
18 41 (10.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.88%) MySQL
4 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.57%) Informix
8 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.79%) DTS
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.83%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 70 (18.32%) Finance
2 19 (4.97%) Multimedia
3 11 (2.88%) Banking
4 9 (2.36%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.31%) Law
5 5 (1.31%) Retail
6 4 (1.05%) Military
6 4 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 144 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.99%) Analyst
3 40 (10.47%) Consultant
4 32 (8.38%) Architect
5 31 (8.12%) Security Engineer
6 30 (7.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 25 (6.54%) Network Consultant
8 21 (5.50%) Network Analyst
9 17 (4.45%) Network Support
10 16 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (3.40%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.14%) Administrator
13 12 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (2.88%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (2.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 9 (2.36%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.93%) Rendezvous
2 14 (3.66%) CSS
3 5 (1.31%) XMPP
4 4 (1.05%) Middleware
5 3 (0.79%) .NET
6 2 (0.52%) SOAP
6 2 (0.52%) REST
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.52%) WCF
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.26%) HTML5
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.26%) Web Services
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) LAMP
7 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.50%) PKI
5 12 (3.14%) Clustering
6 9 (2.36%) User Experience
6 9 (2.36%) Replication
7 8 (2.09%) Celerra
8 7 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.57%) NHS
9 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.57%) IBM XIV
10 5 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.52%) Online Games
13 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.65%) Windows
2 37 (9.69%) Linux
3 35 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.19%) UNIX
7 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.36%) Solaris
9 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.05%) CentOS
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.52%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.20%) Load Balancing
2 76 (19.90%) ITIL
3 60 (15.71%) Network Management
4 59 (15.45%) Network Monitoring
5 32 (8.38%) Service Management
6 30 (7.85%) Change Management
7 29 (7.59%) Network Architecture
8 28 (7.33%) Migration
9 22 (5.76%) E-Commerce
9 22 (5.76%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.97%) DDoS Mitigation
11 18 (4.71%) Network Load Balancing
12 17 (4.45%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (3.93%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.93%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.93%) CRM
14 14 (3.66%) Business Continuity
14 14 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (3.40%) Network Design
16 12 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.38%) SQL
2 19 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.66%) Perl
4 13 (3.40%) Python
5 8 (2.09%) PHP
6 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.79%) VBScript
6 3 (0.79%) Java
7 2 (0.52%) C
7 2 (0.52%) C#
7 2 (0.52%) VB
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) R
8 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 110 (28.80%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (18.59%) CCNP
3 55 (14.40%) CCNA
4 32 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.76%) Degree
5 22 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.19%) CCIE
7 14 (3.66%) CISSP
8 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.36%) MCSE
10 4 (1.05%) CCSA
10 4 (1.05%) MCITP
11 3 (0.79%) MCSA
12 2 (0.52%) CCDP
12 2 (0.52%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.26%) CCENT
13 1 (0.26%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.76%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) BS25999
System Software
1 45 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (10.73%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.02%) vSphere
4 20 (5.24%) XenApp
4 20 (5.24%) VMware ESX
5 18 (4.71%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.62%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (1.83%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.79%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.79%) Samba
10 3 (0.79%) Firmware
10 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.52%) vCloud
11 2 (0.52%) UAG
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (9.16%) SolarWinds Orion
2 33 (8.64%) CiscoWorks
3 27 (7.07%) SCCM
4 23 (6.02%) SCOM
5 19 (4.97%) OpenView
6 17 (4.45%) Nagios
6 17 (4.45%) RANCID
7 15 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (3.40%) Cisco Prime
9 12 (3.14%) OPNET
10 10 (2.62%) Cacti
10 10 (2.62%) AirWatch
11 9 (2.36%) Cisco UCCE
11 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.83%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.83%) Graphite
12 7 (1.83%) SCOrch
12 7 (1.83%) Opsview
13 6 (1.57%) SCSM
13 6 (1.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 278 (72.77%) Cisco
2 111 (29.06%) CheckPoint
3 102 (26.70%) Juniper
4 98 (25.65%) F5
5 80 (20.94%) VMware
6 72 (18.85%) HP
7 56 (14.66%) Citrix
8 50 (13.09%) Blue Coat
9 46 (12.04%) Infoblox
10 42 (10.99%) Aruba
11 37 (9.69%) Microsoft
12 26 (6.81%) Riverbed
13 25 (6.54%) IBM
14 23 (6.02%) Tufin
15 22 (5.76%) BMC
15 22 (5.76%) Nortel
15 22 (5.76%) McAfee
15 22 (5.76%) Websense
15 22 (5.76%) Lancope
16 20 (5.24%) NetApp
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