The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 51 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +32.85%
SolarWinds
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
281 284 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.45% 37.03% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 172 116
Average daily rate £313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.10 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.86 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £15.77 £17.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 18 (94.74%) SNMP
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) Avaya
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) SAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) IPsec
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
3 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Support
3 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) BMC
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Avaya
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware