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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +24.00%
SolarWinds
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
250 160 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.02% 46.92% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 91 69
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £21.00 £32.20
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 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 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware