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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 120 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 1.24% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 2.88% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Average daily rate £400 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-32.57% +5.60%
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
728 869 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.53% 43.17% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 534 459
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 35
Average hourly rate £12.10 £16.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.48 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 3 £400 +3.89%
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Cacti
3 4 (50.00%) Opsview
3 4 (50.00%) Graphite
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) FWSM
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Informix
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) IBM XIV
4 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) CCDE
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (50.00%) Cacti
2 4 (50.00%) Graphite
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Opsview
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Meraki
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec