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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 83 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.37% - 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +164.70%
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
448 265 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.25% 44.39% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 159 64
Average daily rate £335 £347 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 25
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.59% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 - 4 - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint