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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.96% - 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +89.24%

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
66 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 43.14% 42.86% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 31
Median daily rate £288 £363 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £10.42 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SolarWinds
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft