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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 98 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£438 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -32.92%
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
673 610 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.15% 38.80% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 352 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 41
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.40 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £50.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 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 -16 2 - - 1
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) VCP4
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) FWSM
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) FWSM
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VCP4
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum 3 Months initially
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 6 days ago