The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 74 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -39.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
448 416 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.36% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 230 269
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the Leeds region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm