The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 52 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 1.21% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £220 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.83% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £14.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+151.72% -61.84%
SolarWinds
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 248 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 65.20% 43.59% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 114 141
Median daily rate £350 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 37
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SolarWinds
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 Essex region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware