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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 27 September 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 105 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.37% 0.37% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-66.06% -8.33%
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
728 463 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.57% 42.36% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 249 166
Median daily rate £320 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 32
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.90 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 4 £225 - 2
Durham +5 1 £93 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware