Period
to 20 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

SolarWinds
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - +74 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.53% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Coventry median daily rate £385 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +5.37% -0.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Coventry.

All Vendors
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 368 253 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 37.44% 33.87% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 165 220
Coventry median daily rate £413 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £278 £283 £299
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Coventry median hourly rate £12.34 £23.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.05% +66.67% -18.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £18.58 £10.16
90th Percentile £17.93 £77.63 £28.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -3.23%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Coventry

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Coventry

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 10 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 9 (60.00%) QRadar
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Compuware
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) BMC
4 5 (33.33%) Control-M
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.67%) Serverless
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
1 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Application Performance Management
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (13.33%) DNA
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) QRadar
2 5 (33.33%) Control-M
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 5 (33.33%) BMC
2 5 (33.33%) Compuware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow