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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 225 226 201
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 32 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £490 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £388 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £17.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+242.02% -54.00%
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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +8 11 £350 -30.69%
Surrey - 11 £338 - 2
Kent -5 3 £425 -
Hampshire - 3 £331 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - - 3
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Cisco
3 31 (46.97%) VMware
4 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 23 (34.85%) SCOM
6 21 (31.82%) SCCM
6 21 (31.82%) SAN
7 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (24.24%) WAN
7 16 (24.24%) Firewall
7 16 (24.24%) F5
8 15 (22.73%) SQL
9 14 (21.21%) LAN
9 14 (21.21%) Citrix
9 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
10 13 (19.70%) Riverbed
10 13 (19.70%) Load Balancing
10 13 (19.70%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.70%) ITIL
11 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 12 (18.18%) DNS
11 12 (18.18%) ISA Server
11 12 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
11 12 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
11 12 (18.18%) UAG
12 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) Lync
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Moodle
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) SAN
2 16 (24.24%) WAN
2 16 (24.24%) Firewall
3 14 (21.21%) LAN
4 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 12 (18.18%) DNS
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.12%) VoIP
6 8 (12.12%) DHCP
6 8 (12.12%) BGP
7 7 (10.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (9.09%) MPLS
9 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
9 5 (7.58%) OSPF
9 5 (7.58%) VPN
9 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (6.06%) VLAN
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (4.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Architect
2 12 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) AS400
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) CMDB
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Load Balancing
1 13 (19.70%) Network Monitoring
1 13 (19.70%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.61%) Network Design
4 7 (10.61%) Change Management
5 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.58%) Network Management
6 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) Logistics
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Service Management
9 2 (3.03%) Data Security
9 2 (3.03%) Document Management
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) VBScript
3 4 (6.06%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.64%) MCSE
3 9 (13.64%) CCNP
4 8 (12.12%) CCNA
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.03%) CCVP
6 2 (3.03%) CCDP
6 2 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 12 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 12 (18.18%) UAG
4 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.09%) XenApp
7 5 (7.58%) vSphere
8 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.55%) vCloud
10 1 (1.52%) Xen
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) SCOM
2 21 (31.82%) SCCM
3 12 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (10.61%) SCSM
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 3 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (3.03%) Foglight
8 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.03%) Control-M
8 2 (3.03%) Nagios
9 1 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Cisco
2 31 (46.97%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) F5
4 14 (21.21%) Citrix
5 13 (19.70%) Riverbed
5 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.12%) HP
6 8 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) BMC
7 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.58%) BT
8 4 (6.06%) Tufin
8 4 (6.06%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.55%) CommVault
9 3 (4.55%) Juniper
10 2 (3.03%) Websense
10 2 (3.03%) Avaya
10 2 (3.03%) Intel
10 2 (3.03%) SunGard
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