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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 67 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 0.59% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.49% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -42.85%
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
665 677 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 51.04% 52.40% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 385 302
Average daily rate £360 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 58
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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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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
Reigate +5 1 £95 - 2
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) SCOM
2 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (45.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) SCSM
5 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (37.50%) BMC
6 8 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) SAN
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) VBScript
7 6 (25.00%) VB
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) MCSE
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) ISA Server
8 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.83%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (20.83%) UAG
9 4 (16.67%) F5
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) ADSL
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.67%) IT Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) WCF
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (8.33%) XSLT
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) MOF
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 6 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) ISA Server
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (20.83%) UAG
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCOM
2 11 (45.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (41.67%) SCSM
4 8 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (20.83%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) BMC
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks