The table below looks at the statistics 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 12 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.22% - 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 12.73% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% -11.11%
SolarWinds
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.70% 61.29% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 15
Median daily rate £513 £225 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £121 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
County Antrim - 7 - - 1
SolarWinds
UK

SolarWinds
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) CommVault
1 7 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) Altiris
1 7 (100.00%) Meridio
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) IDOL
1 7 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 7 (100.00%) IDOL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Altiris
1 7 (100.00%) CommVault
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Meridio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware