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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 71
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.45% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.90% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 308 335 487
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.73% 50.15% 54.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 171 236
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +18.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £8.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £20.00 £37.50
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 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