The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 70 69 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £498 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year - -2.28%  
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 322 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 50.14% 42.82% 47.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 179 167
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +20.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.27 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Milton Keynes

SolarWinds
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM