Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 September 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 58 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.65% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Devon median daily rate £275 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% - -
South West median daily rate £250 £370 £360
% change year-on-year -32.43% +2.78% +22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £10.27 -

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 Devon.

All Vendors
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 153 147 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.90% 25.04% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 63
Devon median daily rate £373 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +11.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £167 £225 £163
90th Percentile £500 £500 £400
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 29
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +40.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £9.81 £16.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £27.93 £47.83 £51.52
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +52.17% +13.95%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Devon

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Devon

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -6 2 - -
Plymouth - 1 £275 -
SolarWinds
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) jetNEXUS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat