The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 86 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.45% -26.66%
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
638 577 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.73% 46.35% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 278 187
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 40
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.33 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.96% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (95.83%) WAN
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) DMZ
4 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 16 (66.67%) BGP
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (62.50%) VPLS
5 15 (62.50%) Internet
5 15 (62.50%) MPLS
5 15 (62.50%) OSPF
5 15 (62.50%) Wireless
5 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 15 (62.50%) Nortel
6 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) Migration
7 12 (50.00%) SAN
8 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (45.83%) UNIX
8 11 (45.83%) Windows
8 11 (45.83%) NAS
9 10 (41.67%) LAN
9 10 (41.67%) EMC
10 8 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
11 7 (29.17%) XenApp
11 7 (29.17%) EMC RecoverPoint

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (29.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) DMZ
4 16 (66.67%) BGP
4 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (62.50%) VPLS
5 15 (62.50%) Wireless
5 15 (62.50%) Internet
5 15 (62.50%) MPLS
5 15 (62.50%) OSPF
6 12 (50.00%) SAN
7 11 (45.83%) NAS
8 10 (41.67%) LAN
9 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
10 3 (12.50%) Network Security
10 3 (12.50%) VLAN
11 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Leader
1 8 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
1 7 (29.17%) Celerra
2 4 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Change Control
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) VCP4
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ACSA
3 3 (12.50%) CCIP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) CCDP
3 3 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) MCDST
3 3 (12.50%) MCTS
3 3 (12.50%) MCITP
3 3 (12.50%) ACSP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) XenApp
2 7 (29.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Nortel
2 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) EMC
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Avaya
7 6 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Apple
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.17%) Juniper
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