Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +61
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.54% 0.52% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Coventry median daily rate £413 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £416 £413
% change year-on-year -3.90% +0.91% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 350 247 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 38.50% 31.91% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 157 277
Coventry median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +16.98%
10th Percentile £250 £161 £300
90th Percentile £584 £560 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.13% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Coventry median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +48.19% -1.10%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £20.75 £31.25 £19.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.18% +11.74% -6.45%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 (71.43%) AppDynamics
2 9 (64.29%) QRadar
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Compuware
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) BMC
4 5 (35.71%) Control-M
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
4 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) DNA
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) OSPF
7 2 (14.29%) BGP

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.14%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Application Performance Management
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
1 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) DNA
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) QRadar
2 5 (35.71%) Control-M
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) AppDynamics
2 5 (35.71%) BMC
2 5 (35.71%) Compuware
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow