The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.95% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £17.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+242.02% -54.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.29% 34.80% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 20 29
Average daily rate £325 £215 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SolarWinds
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Migration

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco