Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 148 125
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +54
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 43 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.15% 0.36% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 0.67% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 18
Hampshire median daily rate £266 £473 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.76% +24.47% +34.51%
10th Percentile £154 £295 £363
90th Percentile £419 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £350 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -17.65% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £43.00

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 1,984 1,947 2,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.10% 54.25% 53.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,101 1,146 1,422
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +2.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 101 112
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.50% -4.76% +60.75%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.28 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +4.53%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +27 29 £295 -0.76%
Southampton - 3 £350 -
Winchester -4 2 £175 -65.00%
Fleet - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £150 -
Aldershot - 1 £425 -
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 36 (83.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) Cisco
3 22 (51.16%) SCCM
4 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Windows
5 17 (39.53%) SCOM
6 16 (37.21%) VMware
6 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Firewall
8 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.58%) Juniper
10 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
11 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
11 9 (20.93%) Remedy
11 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
12 8 (18.60%) DevOps
12 8 (18.60%) EMC
12 8 (18.60%) SAN
12 8 (18.60%) SCVMM
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (16.28%) Web Services Management
13 7 (16.28%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (16.28%) Web Services
13 7 (16.28%) IIS

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 (16.28%) IIS
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) LAN
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.98%) IPsec
6 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) Wireless
7 2 (4.65%) BGP
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.65%) Junos
7 2 (4.65%) MPLS
7 2 (4.65%) OSPF
7 2 (4.65%) SNMP
7 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support
5 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services Management
2 2 (4.65%) Core Data
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
1 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.95%) PKI
1 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
1 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
2 8 (18.60%) DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) Validation
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.30%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Network Management
5 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.98%) Security Hardening
6 3 (6.98%) Server Building
7 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) VB
3 6 (13.95%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Server
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) SCCM
2 17 (39.53%) SCOM
3 8 (18.60%) SCVMM
4 6 (13.95%) SCSM
5 5 (11.63%) vCenter Server
6 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (4.65%) WMI
8 1 (2.33%) collectd
8 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Juniper
5 9 (20.93%) Remedy
6 8 (18.60%) EMC
7 6 (13.95%) McAfee
8 5 (11.63%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) NetApp
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle
9 3 (6.98%) Sophos
10 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.65%) Citrix
10 2 (4.65%) Dell
10 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
10 2 (4.65%) HP
10 2 (4.65%) IBM
10 2 (4.65%) Symantec
10 2 (4.65%) Veritas