The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 61
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 1.08% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.80% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.42%  
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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 286 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 49.60% 38.65% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 151
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £474 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +71.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £43.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in West Sussex

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) VyOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Ubiquiti
1 1 (100.00%) VMware