Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 107 149
Rank change year-on-year +6 +42 -61
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.39% 0.077% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
North East median daily rate £300 £275 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.99% -11.88%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £331
90th Percentile £313 £288 £404
England median daily rate £350 £370 £380
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -33.00% +11.11% +13.92%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 617 632 1,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.83% 48.84% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 406 864
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +14.29% -3.08%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £221
90th Percentile £524 £537 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 84
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +0.90% +113.46%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.94 £11.77
90th Percentile £33.40 £42.30 £35.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the North East

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in the North East

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Durham - 3 £300 -
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £250 -9.09%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Tech Ops
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Tech Ops
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix