The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Northern Ireland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £14.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+205.08% -50.42%
Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 60 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.55% 51.28% 61.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
SolarWinds
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SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SolarWinds
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Extranet
1 3 (100.00%) WebTrends
1 3 (100.00%) Websense
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Extranet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Product Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cognos
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Websense