The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 0.31% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 0.71% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £230 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.73% -16.36%  
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 Wiltshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 260 282 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 40.63% 43.32% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 181 162
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £272 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.88% +10.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.80 £21.00
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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Wiltshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Swindon -3 1 £338 +46.73%
Chippenham - 1 - -
SolarWinds
South West

SolarWinds
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft