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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 115 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.45% -26.66%
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
1081 887 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 50.26% 47.82% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 453 354
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 84
Average hourly rate £34.50 £31.50 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +127.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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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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
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) 802.11
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
3 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (11.11%) AppManager
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) NetIQ
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks