Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 117 131
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -26
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 16 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.58% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.25% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £350 £358 £313
90th Percentile £538 £438 £556
South East median daily rate £350 £383 £338
% change year-on-year -8.50% +13.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.00
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.21%

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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1367 1123 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 49.58% 48.85% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 710 803
Surrey median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £220
90th Percentile £568 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 36
Surrey median hourly rate £15.55 £27.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +50.00% +7.35%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.13 £12.03
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.75 £43.92
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Surrey

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Surrey

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in Surrey

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in Surrey

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Camberley - 2 £360 -
Cobham +1 1 £375 -6.25%
Guildford - 1 £275 -
Reigate - 1 £400 - 4
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 11 (68.75%) VoIP
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Service Management
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (50.00%) SAS
6 8 (50.00%) Public Cloud
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) Wireless
8 5 (31.25%) WAN
8 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) CCIE
9 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (18.75%) WLAN
10 3 (18.75%) DNS
10 3 (18.75%) DHCP
10 3 (18.75%) NHS
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Juniper

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) VoIP
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) WLAN
8 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) Multicast
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) WAAS
8 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Network Architecture
1 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) F5
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (12.50%) AlgoSec
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) FireEye
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) LogLogic
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (12.50%) TippingPoint
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard