The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.32% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +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
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
373 318 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.94% 50.64% 58.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 196 149
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £256 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.80 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% +9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SolarWinds
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto