The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 84 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £283
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-40.17% +67.14%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SolarWinds
North West

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan - - - - 1
SolarWinds
North West

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
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