The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 64 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.25% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.51% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £440 £379 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +104.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £334 £323
% change year-on-year
+14.23% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.00% -11.11%
SolarWinds
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
383 395 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.64% 48.41% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 186 214
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 30
Median hourly rate £11.00 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £440 -
SolarWinds
East of England

SolarWinds
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware