The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 134 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.18% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.41% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
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£400 - £321
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.45% -26.66%
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1275 1207 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.21% 42.28% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 681 647
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 73
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £30.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the South West region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Bristol - 3 £338 - 2
Devon -2 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 11 (64.71%) Nokia
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (35.29%) Network Management
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) MPLS
8 5 (29.41%) IBM
8 5 (29.41%) CA
8 5 (29.41%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (29.41%) BGP
8 5 (29.41%) IronPort
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
8 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
8 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
8 5 (29.41%) FWSM
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) FWSM
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Network Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VCP4
2 1 (5.88%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (11.76%) UAG
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) AppManager
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 11 (64.71%) Nokia
5 5 (29.41%) CA
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
5 5 (29.41%) IronPort
6 2 (11.76%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £350.00 - £370 per day
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