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 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 98 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £413 £290 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.24% +34.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +32.85%
SolarWinds
South East

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
990 1075 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.86% 52.41% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 544 435
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 65 41
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke - 9 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 £400 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) EMC
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Migration
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Network Management
7 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) Splunk
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) VB
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
9 3 (14.29%) Netcool
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IPv4
2 1 (4.76%) IPv6
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Network Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior OSS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Tcl
2 3 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (14.29%) Netcool
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) OpenNMS
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) EMC
3 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) BMC
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) Aruba
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) ComArch
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat