The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / South East
Rank 210 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 28 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 25
Median daily rate £350 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +91.30%

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3621 3917 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.89% 47.21% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2172 2345
Median daily rate £410 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 212 214
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.46 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +9 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Kent +6 9 £350 +45.83% 2
Berkshire +18 7 £269 - 2
Surrey +13 3 £425 -22.72% 3
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 25 (43.86%) Cisco
3 22 (38.60%) Firewall
4 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (26.32%) Service Management
5 15 (26.32%) Finance
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
6 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (22.81%) LANDesk
7 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
7 13 (22.81%) ITIL
8 12 (21.05%) MCP
8 12 (21.05%) MCSE
8 12 (21.05%) MCSA
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (21.05%) Nessus
8 12 (21.05%) MCITP
9 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (19.30%) HP
10 10 (17.54%) CMDB
10 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
11 9 (15.79%) SNMP
12 8 (14.04%) Juniper
12 8 (14.04%) CA
12 8 (14.04%) Palo Alto

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.75%) Confluence
1 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) SNMP
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (14.04%) Network Security
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) Wireless
5 6 (10.53%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.77%) VPN
7 4 (7.02%) BGP
7 4 (7.02%) Junos
7 4 (7.02%) MRTG
7 4 (7.02%) VoIP
8 3 (5.26%) DHCP
8 3 (5.26%) DNS
8 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.26%) MPLS
8 3 (5.26%) OSPF
8 3 (5.26%) SSL
8 3 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) GIS
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Monitoring Specialist
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Network Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) CMDB
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Service Management
2 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.28%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Security Hardening
4 7 (12.28%) Security Management
4 7 (12.28%) SIEM
4 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (10.53%) Event Correlation
5 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (10.53%) User Stories
6 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.77%) Network Management
6 5 (8.77%) Server Patching
7 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Python
1 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) MCITP
1 12 (21.05%) MCP
1 12 (21.05%) MCSA
1 12 (21.05%) MCSE
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) CCNA
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) HNC
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Nessus
2 7 (12.28%) AppManager
3 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.02%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (7.02%) Nagios
4 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.26%) OPNET
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.75%) Kibana
7 1 (1.75%) logstash
7 1 (1.75%) Puppet
7 1 (1.75%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.75%) SCCM
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 25 (43.86%) Cisco
3 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.81%) LANDesk
5 11 (19.30%) HP
6 8 (14.04%) CA
6 8 (14.04%) Juniper
6 8 (14.04%) Palo Alto
7 7 (12.28%) ArcSight
7 7 (12.28%) BMC
7 7 (12.28%) Intel Security
7 7 (12.28%) NetIQ
7 7 (12.28%) Splunk
7 7 (12.28%) Symantec
8 6 (10.53%) F5
8 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
9 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.02%) Citrix
10 3 (5.26%) Aruba
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