The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 164 149 134
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.89% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £250 £488 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +107.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £423 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £500 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-32.57% +5.60%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1805 1788 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 45.69% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 854 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 110 114
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £24.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Manchester -16 4 £325 -31.57% 2
Merseyside +2 2 £225 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £225 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) WAP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (20.00%) ISDN
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ACSA
2 1 (10.00%) ACSP
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
2 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse
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