The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 94 116
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 1.29% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 2.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Median daily rate £525 £380 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.15% +34.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -0.66% -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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 965 1150 958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 52.53% 52.85% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 744 507
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.19 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Farnborough -1 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 10 (71.43%) VMware
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) CA
2 9 (64.29%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) CMDB
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) BMC
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
4 7 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 7 (50.00%) Splunk
4 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 7 (50.00%) SIEM
4 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (50.00%) Security Hardening
4 7 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (42.86%) Event Correlation
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) IaaS
5 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (28.57%) Management Information System

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
3 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) OSS Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Security Manager
2 1 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) CMDB
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
4 7 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Security Hardening
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 7 (50.00%) SIEM
4 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (42.86%) Event Correlation
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) Password Management
7 2 (14.29%) Privileged Password Management
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (28.57%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) CA
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 7 (50.00%) BMC
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 7 (50.00%) Splunk
3 7 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) ESRI
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.14%) SAP