The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 105 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £381 £290
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +31.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+86.95% +22.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
735 651 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.33% 37.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 430 341
Average daily rate £400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.30 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £16.72 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Leeds -4 6 £400 +29.03%
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (37.50%) Meraki
6 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) OSPF
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (25.00%) Nagios
8 4 (25.00%) VRRP
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) HSRP
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) FWSM
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Informix
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCSP
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (25.00%) Cacti
2 4 (25.00%) Graphite
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Opsview
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (37.50%) Meraki
3 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle