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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 95 90
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Median daily rate £283 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -0.66% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +82.97%  

SolarWinds is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 744 723 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 49.17% 43.87% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 396 367
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 45
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £39.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 5 £260 -
Leicestershire -3 2 £274 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto