Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 90 112
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.54% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 1.05% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Reading median daily rate £425 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -6.94% +28.57%
10th Percentile £413 £144 £425
90th Percentile £438 £500 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £269 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -42.77% +4.44% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 654 765 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.19% 52.04% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 374 549
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £191 £231
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 58 79
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £46.80 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Reading

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper