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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 217 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 36 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.70% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 13
Average daily rate £285 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £292 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £59.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% +237.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+86.95% +22.66%
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
4082 4429 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.64% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2294 1932
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 204 225
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +14 12 £400 +37.93% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £364 +3.92%
Surrey -6 7 £550 +66.03% 5
Berkshire -2 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £238 - 1
Kent -4 2 £263 +5.00% 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 57 (76.00%) Cisco
2 35 (46.67%) Firewall
3 28 (37.33%) WAN
4 27 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (30.67%) LAN
6 22 (29.33%) Juniper
7 21 (28.00%) Migration
8 20 (26.67%) Wireless
9 19 (25.33%) BGP
10 17 (22.67%) DNS
10 17 (22.67%) ITIL
11 16 (21.33%) DHCP
12 15 (20.00%) CCNP
12 15 (20.00%) EMC
12 15 (20.00%) McAfee
12 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (18.67%) PCI DSS
14 13 (17.33%) MPLS
14 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
15 12 (16.00%) OSPF
15 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
15 12 (16.00%) VPN
15 12 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
16 11 (14.67%) WSUS
16 11 (14.67%) SolarWinds Orion
16 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.33%) HP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) Lync
1 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 28 (37.33%) WAN
3 27 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (30.67%) LAN
5 20 (26.67%) Wireless
6 19 (25.33%) BGP
7 17 (22.67%) DNS
8 16 (21.33%) DHCP
9 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (17.33%) MPLS
11 12 (16.00%) OSPF
11 12 (16.00%) VPN
12 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
13 10 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 7 (9.33%) DMVPN
14 7 (9.33%) IPsec
14 7 (9.33%) SSL
14 7 (9.33%) TACACS
14 7 (9.33%) VLAN
14 7 (9.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Billing
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Network Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) OSS Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.00%) e-Health
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) CatOS
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Unix
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Migration
2 17 (22.67%) ITIL
3 8 (10.67%) Network Management
4 7 (9.33%) Network Design
5 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.33%) Information Management
6 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) Operations Management
6 4 (5.33%) Project Management
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) Change Control
7 3 (4.00%) Network Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Data Management
8 2 (2.67%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.00%) CCNP
2 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
4 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.33%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.67%) CCENT
8 2 (2.67%) CCSE
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.33%) HND
9 1 (1.33%) HP APS
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) MCSE
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) vSphere
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (14.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (14.67%) WSUS
3 7 (9.33%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (9.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (4.00%) SCCM
5 3 (4.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) Cacti
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.67%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.67%) OpenView
6 2 (2.67%) OPNET
7 1 (1.33%) Foglight
7 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Cisco
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.33%) Juniper
4 15 (20.00%) EMC
4 15 (20.00%) McAfee
5 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.33%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) Spiceworks
6 10 (13.33%) Splunk
7 9 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (12.00%) VMware
8 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.67%) Aruba
9 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.67%) F5
9 5 (6.67%) Remedy
9 5 (6.67%) Websense
10 4 (5.33%) BMC
11 3 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (4.00%) Citrix
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