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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
South East / West Sussex
Rank 63 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% - 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year - -2.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +82.97%  

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 267 261 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 51.05% 43.57% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 164
Median daily rate £414 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +11.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.25 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in West Sussex

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Crawley - 1 - -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System

SolarWinds
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) DDNS
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) VyOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Ubiquiti
3 1 (33.33%) VMware