Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 159 149
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +27
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 39 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.02% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Hampshire median daily rate £365 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -18.37% +11.36%
10th Percentile £183 £227 £264
90th Percentile £409 £429 £388
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £21.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,867 1,864 2,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 48.95% 52.30% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,178 1,079 1,342
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £290 £220 £250
90th Percentile £586 £538 £562
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 90 101
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.96% -2.83%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £11.85
90th Percentile £55.63 £45.00 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% +15.42% -16.67%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in Hampshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Basingstoke +14 19 £307 +7.91% 3
Hook - 6 £370 -
Fleet -13 3 £410 +28.13%
Winchester -2 2 £175 -7.89%
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Fareham -5 1 - - 1
Farnborough -10 1 £388 +29.17% 2
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) VMware
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) SCOM
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (38.46%) Firewall
6 14 (35.90%) SCCM
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (33.33%) CCNP
8 12 (30.77%) OSPF
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (28.21%) SCVMM
9 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
9 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
9 11 (28.21%) BGP
10 10 (25.64%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (23.08%) Server Building
11 9 (23.08%) F5
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (23.08%) Remedy
11 9 (23.08%) Validation
12 8 (20.51%) VPN
13 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
13 7 (17.95%) LAN
13 7 (17.95%) DevOps
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco Firepower
14 6 (15.38%) SSL
14 6 (15.38%) Wireless

SolarWinds
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (30.77%) OSPF
3 11 (28.21%) BGP
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (20.51%) VPN
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (17.95%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.38%) IPsec
8 6 (15.38%) MPLS
8 6 (15.38%) SSL
8 6 (15.38%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) DNS
9 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.82%) FCoE
9 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
9 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Server Support
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Server Building
1 9 (23.08%) Validation
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (12.82%) Security Hardening
4 4 (10.26%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.13%) Break/Fix
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) CCNA
7 2 (5.13%) CCIE
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCOM
2 14 (35.90%) SCCM
3 11 (28.21%) SCVMM
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (12.82%) SCSM
5 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.56%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (2.56%) OpenView
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.08%) F5
4 9 (23.08%) Remedy
5 4 (10.26%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.56%) Aruba
7 1 (2.56%) CA
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk