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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
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Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
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 £328 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +205.08%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1133 1139 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.58% 41.36% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 543 439
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £27.50 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (66.67%) UAG
2 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (50.00%) Squid
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) OCP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) DNS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (33.33%) OCP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) UAG
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Samba
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle