The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 June 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -63.75%  

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 351 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.28% 49.58% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 190 176
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Glasgow

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

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed