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 25 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 90 115
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 7 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.40% 1.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 2.04% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £399 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 980 1079 1013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 55.78% 54.97% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 667 625
Median daily rate £414 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 69
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.56% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Basingstoke -14 5 £297 -
Winchester - 1 £500 -
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) vCloud
5 2 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (16.67%) Privileged Password Management
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PHP

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) IPsec
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) OSS Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Password Management
2 2 (16.67%) Privileged Password Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Icinga
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Rsyslog
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) ESRI
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) SAP