The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year - -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +82.97%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 266 326 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 43.89% 48.37% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 157 219
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.87 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Hertfordshire

SolarWinds
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba