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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 65 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.25% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £468 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +24.00%
SolarWinds
Buckinghamshire

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
303 397 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.68% 49.13% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 191 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 11 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) VMware