Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 July 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 of England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 165 187
Rank change year-on-year -34 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.98% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 19
East of England median daily rate £255 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +36.00% -34.21%
10th Percentile £213 £272 £199
90th Percentile £356 £475 £474
England median daily rate £373 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -25.00% +45.45%

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 of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2090 2460 2919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 44.74% 47.70% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1354 1633
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 195 257
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.27 £9.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £35.45 £43.90 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -0.14% +2.94%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the East of England

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in the East of England

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in the East of England

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in the East of England

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Suffolk +15 3 £255 +2.00%
Bedfordshire -18 1 £415 +13.70%
Essex - 1 £225 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 of England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed