Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 153 141
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +33
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 40 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.08% 0.25% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 0.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Hampshire median daily rate £273 £297 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.25% -20.80% +13.64%
10th Percentile £163 £227 £342
90th Percentile £486 £499 £447
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £21.75
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £21.75

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1,917 1,906 2,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.63% 53.09% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 1,110 1,323
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £280 £233 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 125
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.10 £21.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.32% -3.87% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.78
90th Percentile £54.13 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.31 £17.23
% change year-on-year -4.69% +0.51% -4.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 26 £195 -27.51% 3
Southampton - 5 £350 - 1
Winchester -8 2 £175 -49.28%
Fleet - 2 - -
Aldershot - 1 £425 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £388 - 3
Hook - 1 £600 -
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) Cisco
4 21 (52.50%) SCCM
5 15 (37.50%) SCOM
6 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (32.50%) Windows
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.00%) Remedy
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
9 11 (27.50%) SCVMM
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
10 10 (25.00%) Firewall
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (22.50%) Server Building
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 8 (20.00%) DevOps
12 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.00%) Validation
13 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services Management
13 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
13 7 (17.50%) IIS
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) ITIL
13 7 (17.50%) Java
13 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012

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 7 (17.50%) IIS
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (15.00%) Network Security
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (12.50%) OSPF
4 4 (10.00%) BGP
4 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (5.00%) NX-OS
6 2 (5.00%) SSL
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Support
5 2 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Server Support
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Associate Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Network Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services Management
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Server Building
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) Validation
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Antivirus Management
4 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 5 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.00%) Network Management
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) SCCM
2 15 (37.50%) SCOM
3 11 (27.50%) SCVMM
4 5 (12.50%) SCSM
4 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
5 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
5 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (2.50%) collectd
6 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.50%) OpenView
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) Remedy
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 6 (15.00%) F5
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.50%) Fujitsu
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) McAfee
6 3 (7.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Aruba
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk