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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Rank - 53 50
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.22% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.52% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 251 194 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.06% 42.73% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 89 107
Median daily rate £425 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -9.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 12
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -37.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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

SolarWinds
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SolarWinds
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware