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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 92 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.07% - 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-14.54% -5.98%
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
789 696 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.33% 40.80% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 420 228
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.18 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.56 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.08 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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
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 31 March 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £375 - 1
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
3 9 (42.86%) Use Case
3 9 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (28.57%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) Nagios
8 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow
9 1 (4.76%) Service Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.76%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) Use Case
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Cacti
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Opsview
4 1 (4.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 25 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago