Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 146 164
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 +9
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 28 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.79% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 10
Hampshire median daily rate £310 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.06% +42.24%
10th Percentile £150 £359 £177
90th Percentile £459 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £350 £385 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -7.37%

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 1,886 2,025 2,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.89% 54.69% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 1,267 1,336
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 93 105
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -5.87% +38.10%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.10 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £54.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 - 15 £310 - 3
Fleet - 5 £320 - 1
Fareham - 3 £150 -
Farnborough -6 1 £300 -25.00%
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 13 (46.43%) SCCM
4 13 (46.43%) SCOM
5 11 (39.29%) Juniper
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) F5
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.00%) SCVMM
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) Remedy
9 6 (21.43%) OSPF
9 6 (21.43%) BGP
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) CCNP
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server

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 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (21.43%) BGP
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (21.43%) OSPF
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (10.71%) Junos
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.14%) SNMP
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
1 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Management Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 4 (14.29%) Server Building
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (3.57%) Event Correlation
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) SCCM
1 13 (46.43%) SCOM
2 7 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (17.86%) SCSM
4 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (7.14%) WMI
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.57%) Nessus
6 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 9 (32.14%) F5
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Remedy
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) McAfee
8 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 3 (10.71%) HP
8 3 (10.71%) NetApp
8 3 (10.71%) Symantec
9 2 (7.14%) Citrix
9 2 (7.14%) Dell
9 2 (7.14%) IBM
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (7.14%) Splunk
9 2 (7.14%) Veritas
10 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
10 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat