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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 104 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.68% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £393 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.57% -26.66%
SolarWinds
West Yorkshire

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
522 587 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.10% 43.61% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 389 344
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Cacti
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Opsview
3 4 (57.14%) Graphite
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Games
4 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (42.86%) Hudson
4 3 (42.86%) F5

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) FWSM
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Informix
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Hudson
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
4 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
4 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCDE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vCloud
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) Graphite
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) Opsview
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec