Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - +25 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.71% - 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% - 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £238 - -
UK median daily rate £350 £370 £380
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -68.00% +13.64% +11.39%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 248 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.18% 42.69% 52.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 195 45
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £267 £259 £104
90th Percentile £546 £466 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.75% -32.17% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.90 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £21.82 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Northern Ireland

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 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
County Antrim - 3 £238 -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) CommVault
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Compuware
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Meridio
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CommVault
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Compuware
3 1 (33.33%) Meridio