The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 22 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 222 236
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 16 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 1.12% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 21
Median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £335 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3829 4361 4460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.29% 48.34% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2129 2563 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 220 241
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire -4 7 £399 +2.96%
Surrey +3 4 £425 +9.67%
Kent - 2 £373 - 2
Berkshire +12 1 £363 -27.50% 5
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) WAN
5 11 (25.00%) Juniper
5 11 (25.00%) Firewall
5 11 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Nagios
6 9 (20.45%) DNS
7 8 (18.18%) HP
7 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.91%) DevOps
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (15.91%) Ruby
8 7 (15.91%) SCOM
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) Python
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) DHCP
9 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.36%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
1 11 (25.00%) WAN
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security
4 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) VPN
5 5 (11.36%) BGP
5 5 (11.36%) LAN
5 5 (11.36%) Wireless
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.82%) IPsec
7 3 (6.82%) MPLS
7 3 (6.82%) SNMP
7 3 (6.82%) VoIP
7 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Sisense
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
1 9 (20.45%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.82%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Unix
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) VyOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (15.91%) DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Server Patching
3 5 (11.36%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) ITSM
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Network Management
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Server Building
5 3 (6.82%) Stress Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Time Management
6 2 (4.55%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Python
1 7 (15.91%) Ruby
2 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) MCITP
3 5 (11.36%) MCP
3 5 (11.36%) MCSA
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.82%) PMP
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Nagios
2 7 (15.91%) SCOM
3 5 (11.36%) Kibana
3 5 (11.36%) logstash
3 5 (11.36%) Nessus
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) Rsyslog
4 4 (9.09%) SCCM
5 3 (6.82%) WSUS
6 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.27%) Icinga
7 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.27%) vRealize
7 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Juniper
3 11 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.09%) Aruba
7 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) F5
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (4.55%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) ESRI
8 2 (4.55%) LogLogic
8 2 (4.55%) TippingPoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £269 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago