The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
UK / Scotland
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +89.24%

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
772 1066 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.47% 41.41% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 564 535
Median daily rate £371 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.88 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Scotland region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) IGMP
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) IGMP
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware