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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 215 219 233
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 41 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.30% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.64% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 4
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£375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £211 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £41.72 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +157.14%
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
4563 4346 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.07% 47.18% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2447 2189 2021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 256 321
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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
Surrey +22 26 £375 +8.30% 2
Kent -1 5 - -
Berkshire -5 4 £413 - 3
Hampshire -8 2 £240 +37.14% 2
Oxfordshire -19 2 £300 -29.41% 2
Middlesex +5 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £225 - 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 49 (68.06%) Cisco
2 40 (55.56%) Firewall
3 31 (43.06%) DNS
4 30 (41.67%) Windows
5 28 (38.89%) DHCP
5 28 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 24 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 22 (30.56%) Juniper
7 22 (30.56%) Finance
8 20 (27.78%) Blue Coat
8 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (26.39%) F5
9 19 (26.39%) Wireshark
9 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
9 19 (26.39%) Change Management
9 19 (26.39%) ITIL
10 18 (25.00%) NetScout
10 18 (25.00%) Tufin
10 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
11 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
11 17 (23.61%) VMware
12 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 16 (22.22%) Load Balancing
13 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (20.83%) WAN
13 15 (20.83%) Multicast
14 14 (19.44%) LAN
14 14 (19.44%) CISSP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
1 13 (18.06%) Lync
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) SAS
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) RMDS
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (55.56%) Firewall
2 31 (43.06%) DNS
3 28 (38.89%) DHCP
3 28 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 19 (26.39%) Wireshark
5 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 15 (20.83%) Multicast
6 15 (20.83%) WAN
7 14 (19.44%) LAN
7 14 (19.44%) Network Security
8 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (12.50%) SAN
10 8 (11.11%) VPN
10 8 (11.11%) VLAN
10 8 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.33%) BGP
12 5 (6.94%) MPLS
13 4 (5.56%) OSPF
13 4 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
1 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Consultant
2 16 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Network Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.39%) WCF
2 1 (1.39%) REST
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.50%) Linux
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
1 19 (26.39%) Change Management
2 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 16 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 14 (19.44%) Service Management
5 5 (6.94%) Network Design
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.78%) Document Management
8 2 (2.78%) CRM
8 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.44%) CISSP
3 8 (11.11%) CCNA
4 6 (8.33%) CCIE
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 5 (6.94%) MCSE
6 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) MCSA
8 1 (1.39%) HNC
8 1 (1.39%) HND
8 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (9.72%) XenApp
5 6 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.17%) Samba
6 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.78%) vCloud
7 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (9.72%) Nagios
4 6 (8.33%) SCOM
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (6.94%) SCOrch
5 5 (6.94%) SCSM
6 3 (4.17%) Hyperic
7 2 (2.78%) vMotion
7 2 (2.78%) Cacti
8 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.39%) AppManager
8 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.39%) WSUS
8 1 (1.39%) Icinga
8 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Cisco
2 24 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (30.56%) Juniper
4 20 (27.78%) Blue Coat
5 19 (26.39%) F5
6 18 (25.00%) Tufin
6 18 (25.00%) NetScout
7 17 (23.61%) VMware
8 14 (19.44%) Radianz
8 14 (19.44%) TippingPoint
8 14 (19.44%) Tradeweb
8 14 (19.44%) TIBCO
8 14 (19.44%) Bloomberg
8 14 (19.44%) LogLogic
9 12 (16.67%) Riverbed
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.89%) HP
11 10 (13.89%) Citrix
12 5 (6.94%) BMC
13 4 (5.56%) Infoblox
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