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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 217 216 233
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 31 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £572 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.71 - £29.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 - £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £96.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -39.28%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Surrey +14 20 £311 +31.05% 7
Kent -9 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £195 - 3
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) SCOM
4 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.61%) SAN
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) Firewall
7 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 14 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 13 (26.53%) SCCM
8 13 (26.53%) Cisco
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (22.45%) BMC
10 11 (22.45%) DNS
10 11 (22.45%) Capacity Management
10 11 (22.45%) SCSM
11 10 (20.41%) F5
11 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
11 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
11 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.41%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) WAN
11 10 (20.41%) CCNP
12 9 (18.37%) ISA Server
12 9 (18.37%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (18.37%) ITIL
12 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
12 9 (18.37%) Forefront TMG

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Moodle
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) SAN
2 14 (28.57%) Firewall
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 10 (20.41%) LAN
4 10 (20.41%) WAN
4 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
7 5 (10.20%) VoIP
8 4 (8.16%) Internet
8 4 (8.16%) BGP
8 4 (8.16%) EIGRP
8 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
9 3 (6.12%) NAS
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.12%) MPLS
9 3 (6.12%) DMZ
10 2 (4.08%) 802.11
10 2 (4.08%) OSPF
10 2 (4.08%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Advertising
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Administrator
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Monitoring Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) XSLT
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.08%) WCF
1 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (4.08%) REST
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) iSeries
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 11 (22.45%) Capacity Management
3 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Logistics
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Network Management
8 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.08%) Data Security
9 2 (4.08%) Document Management
9 2 (4.08%) Network Design
9 2 (4.08%) CRM
9 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.29%) VBScript
3 7 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (20.41%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (14.29%) MCSE
5 5 (10.20%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) CCVP
7 2 (4.08%) CCDP
8 1 (2.04%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) ISA Server
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
2 9 (18.37%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (18.37%) UAG
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) vCloud
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) SCOM
2 14 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (26.53%) SCCM
4 11 (22.45%) SCSM
5 9 (18.37%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (6.12%) SCOrch
7 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.08%) Nagios
8 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 11 (22.45%) BMC
5 10 (20.41%) F5
6 7 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (12.24%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.16%) NetApp
8 4 (8.16%) BT
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy
9 3 (6.12%) IBM
10 2 (4.08%) Avaya
10 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 2 (4.08%) CommVault
10 2 (4.08%) Websense
10 2 (4.08%) Nimsoft
10 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
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