The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 66 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £283
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-40.17% +67.14%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 262 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.54% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 116 171
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - -
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago