The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -5.98%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
398 343 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.27% 42.56% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 178 103
Average daily rate £325 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -0.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.64 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Milton Keynes region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Modbus
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Modbus
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam