The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.86% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+86.95% +22.66%
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 222 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.77% 47.74% 50.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 135 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -33.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCENT
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec