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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 86 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.087% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -50.00%
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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
431 389 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.41% 40.90% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 216 181
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 16
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £10.10 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
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