The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 35 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.28% 0.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -39.28%
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Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
170 189 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 47.75% 49.09% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 64
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm