The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 25 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 Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £255 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 148 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.29% 39.05% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 91
Median daily rate £375 £420 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +0.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.57
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Northamptonshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wellingborough +1 1 £255 -15.00%
SolarWinds
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco