The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 116 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.050% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.22 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +200.00%
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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 Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
910 979 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 45.16% 49.97% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 494 557
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Junos
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) AppManager
3 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint