Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.13% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Essex median daily rate £225 £220 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -58.10% +2.44%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £513
90th Percentile £238 £220 £538
East of England median daily rate £300 £345 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% -13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 401 526 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.57% 60.67% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 293 274
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £221 £226
90th Percentile £600 £504 £525
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 98 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.34% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Essex

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco