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 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 64 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.39% - 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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%
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
318 273 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.82% 46.99% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 56
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 3 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint