The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 88 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 1.54% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 3.07% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£350 £311 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +31.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +164.70%
SolarWinds
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
707 651 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.96% 50.04% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 350 393
Average daily rate £368 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 38
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £50.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Reigate 0 4 £350 +268.42% 2
Epsom - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £520 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Service Management
4 10 (38.46%) Juniper
5 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (26.92%) CA
7 7 (26.92%) HP
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) F5
8 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 6 (23.08%) Change Management
8 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
9 5 (19.23%) Rendezvous
9 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
9 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
9 5 (19.23%) Tufin
9 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (19.23%) Wireshark

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) RMDS
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (19.23%) Multicast
3 5 (19.23%) Wireshark
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) TACACS
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.69%) Broadband
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) OSS Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) BPEL
6 3 (11.54%) SysML
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) BPMN
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) HNC
3 2 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.69%) SCSM
3 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
4 7 (26.92%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) CA
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
6 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
6 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
6 5 (19.23%) LogLogic
6 5 (19.23%) Lancope
6 5 (19.23%) NetScout
6 5 (19.23%) TippingPoint
6 5 (19.23%) Tufin
7 4 (15.38%) Tradeweb
7 4 (15.38%) FireEye
7 4 (15.38%) Radianz
7 4 (15.38%) Websense