Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 October 2017 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 134 135
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 9 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.22% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 6
East Midlands median daily rate £223 £295 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.58% +3.51% +16.33%
10th Percentile £186 £223 £242
90th Percentile £338 £356 £366
England median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +177.78% -55.00% -11.11%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1334 1392 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.26% 42.78% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 889 682
East Midlands median daily rate £387 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £252 £213
90th Percentile £541 £575 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 60 107
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £12.39 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.63% -8.24% -15.63%
10th Percentile £9.39 £8.69 £10.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £22.28 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in the East Midlands

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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
Leicestershire -9 4 £196 -31.74%
Lincolnshire - 3 £225 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - - 1
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Aruba
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Meraki
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Licensing

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) G Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Aruba
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Northgate
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow