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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 31 August 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.75% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-64.55% -12.22%
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
272 229 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.69% 42.72% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 123 112
Median daily rate £365 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Median hourly rate £21.16 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £17.50 £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) 3Com
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) 3G

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) DDNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DSL
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) ISDN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) 3Com
3 4 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (37.50%) Meraki