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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 235 225 228
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 26 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.91% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 11
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.53% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £21.75 £49.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.06% +148.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.00% -11.11%
SolarWinds
England

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
4150 4718 4338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.29% 48.02% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2695 2234
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 205 236
Median hourly rate £19.52 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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
Surrey +8 10 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire +9 8 £430 +28.83% 1
Berkshire +15 5 £490 +8.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £333 -
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 62 (82.67%) Cisco
2 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
3 28 (37.33%) Firewall
4 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
5 21 (28.00%) Juniper
6 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (26.67%) VMware
7 18 (24.00%) EMC
8 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
9 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.33%) WAN
10 14 (18.67%) ITIL
10 14 (18.67%) Network Management
10 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.33%) DV Cleared
11 13 (17.33%) Riverbed
11 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (17.33%) Palo Alto
12 12 (16.00%) Network Design
13 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
13 11 (14.67%) Wireless
13 11 (14.67%) BGP
14 10 (13.33%) MPLS
14 10 (13.33%) OSPF
14 10 (13.33%) HP
14 10 (13.33%) CCNP
14 10 (13.33%) Windows
14 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.33%) Network Architecture

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 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.33%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (21.33%) WAN
3 11 (14.67%) BGP
3 11 (14.67%) Wireless
4 10 (13.33%) MPLS
4 10 (13.33%) OSPF
5 9 (12.00%) DNS
5 9 (12.00%) LAN
6 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (10.67%) DHCP
7 7 (9.33%) DDNS
7 7 (9.33%) DSL
7 7 (9.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (9.33%) IPsec
7 7 (9.33%) SNMP
7 7 (9.33%) SSL
7 7 (9.33%) TACACS
8 6 (8.00%) Network Security
8 6 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
4 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.67%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) PKI
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) Unix
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
1 14 (18.67%) Network Management
2 12 (16.00%) Network Design
3 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.67%) Change Management
5 8 (10.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (9.33%) Change Control
6 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) Information Management
6 7 (9.33%) Service Management
7 6 (8.00%) Operations Management
8 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.00%) Migration
11 2 (2.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Perl
2 5 (6.67%) C
2 5 (6.67%) Python
2 5 (6.67%) Tcl
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.33%) DV Cleared
5 10 (13.33%) CCNP
6 7 (9.33%) CCNA
6 7 (9.33%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
8 1 (1.33%) CCVP
8 1 (1.33%) HND
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.33%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (9.33%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (8.00%) OPNET
4 5 (6.67%) AppManager
5 3 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.00%) Nagios
5 3 (4.00%) Netcool
5 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.67%) Check_MK
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (2.67%) SCCM
6 2 (2.67%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.33%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.33%) OpenView
7 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (82.67%) Cisco
2 21 (28.00%) Juniper
3 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 18 (24.00%) EMC
5 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.33%) Palo Alto
6 13 (17.33%) Riverbed
7 10 (13.33%) HP
8 8 (10.67%) CA
9 7 (9.33%) F5
10 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.67%) NetIQ
11 5 (6.67%) Tufin
12 4 (5.33%) 3Com
12 4 (5.33%) Aruba
12 4 (5.33%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (5.33%) Meraki
12 4 (5.33%) Splunk
13 3 (4.00%) Remedy
13 3 (4.00%) Trustwave
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