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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 230 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 31 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.98% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 10
Median daily rate £394 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £410 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.75 £60.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-61.21% -8.33%
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
3923 4708 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.74% 47.70% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2702 2228
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 205 280
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +9 11 £400 +18.51% 1
Hampshire +12 10 £368 +11.36% 1
Berkshire +13 5 £490 +8.88%
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £333 -
Oxfordshire -16 2 £300 -20.00%
Kent +3 1 - - 3
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 52 (72.22%) Cisco
2 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (31.94%) Firewall
4 20 (27.78%) VMware
4 20 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 18 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (22.22%) Juniper
6 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (20.83%) Palo Alto
8 14 (19.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 14 (19.44%) WAN
8 14 (19.44%) ITIL
9 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.06%) EMC
9 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
9 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (16.67%) Network Design
11 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
12 10 (13.89%) Network Security
12 10 (13.89%) Wireless
12 10 (13.89%) Finance
12 10 (13.89%) HP
13 9 (12.50%) Network Architecture
13 9 (12.50%) Network Management
14 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
14 8 (11.11%) Change Control
14 8 (11.11%) MPLS
14 8 (11.11%) BGP
14 8 (11.11%) CCNP
14 8 (11.11%) CCNA

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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) Firewall
2 14 (19.44%) WAN
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (13.89%) Network Security
4 10 (13.89%) Wireless
5 8 (11.11%) BGP
5 8 (11.11%) LAN
5 8 (11.11%) MPLS
6 7 (9.72%) DDNS
6 7 (9.72%) DHCP
6 7 (9.72%) DNS
6 7 (9.72%) DSL
6 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
6 7 (9.72%) IPsec
6 7 (9.72%) OSPF
6 7 (9.72%) SNMP
6 7 (9.72%) SSL
6 7 (9.72%) TACACS
7 6 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 6 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) GIS
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Monitoring Specialist
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) HPUX
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Network Design
3 9 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 9 (12.50%) Network Management
4 8 (11.11%) Change Control
4 8 (11.11%) Change Management
5 7 (9.72%) Information Management
5 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.72%) Service Management
5 7 (9.72%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.17%) Migration
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Perl
1 2 (2.78%) Python
1 2 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) CCNA
4 8 (11.11%) CCNP
4 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (2.78%) CCSA
7 2 (2.78%) CCSE
8 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
8 1 (1.39%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.39%) vCloud
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (9.72%) AppManager
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (8.33%) OPNET
4 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.17%) Nagios
4 3 (4.17%) SCOM
5 2 (2.78%) Check_MK
5 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.78%) SCCM
5 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.78%) WSUS
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.39%) Nessus
6 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Cisco
2 20 (27.78%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Juniper
4 15 (20.83%) Palo Alto
5 13 (18.06%) EMC
5 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
7 10 (13.89%) HP
8 7 (9.72%) NetIQ
9 6 (8.33%) CA
9 6 (8.33%) F5
10 5 (6.94%) Tufin
11 4 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.56%) Meraki
12 3 (4.17%) 3Com
12 3 (4.17%) BMC
12 3 (4.17%) Ipanema Technologies
12 3 (4.17%) LANDesk
12 3 (4.17%) Remedy
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