The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 39 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% - 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £250 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +32.85%
SolarWinds
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 120 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.55% 42.40% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 72 57
Average daily rate £275 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £77 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 27
Average hourly rate £38.50 £10.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+266.66% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 - -
SolarWinds
East Midlands

SolarWinds
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft