The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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 Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
90 80 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 54.55% 37.91% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 9
Average daily rate £455 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.50 £15.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SolarWinds
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware