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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 107 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
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£325 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +164.70%
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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
935 710 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.41% 42.64% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 398 341
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 40
Average hourly rate £13.60 £10.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 -12 19 £325 - 6
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Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (40.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (35.71%) Firewall
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (23.81%) vSphere
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle
8 10 (23.81%) SAN
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 9 (21.43%) Opsview
9 9 (21.43%) Graphite
9 9 (21.43%) Nagios
9 9 (21.43%) UNIX
9 9 (21.43%) Cacti
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (16.67%) Build Automation
11 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (16.67%) Node.js

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
1 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) NAS
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) VoIP
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) Internet
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) OSPF
7 3 (7.14%) DMZ
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) VRRP
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) HSRP
8 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.76%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (16.67%) Informix
4 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
1 9 (21.43%) DBA
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) OLE
1 1 (2.38%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (16.67%) IBM XIV
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (14.29%) Use Case
4 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.90%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCSP
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (23.81%) vSphere
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (21.43%) Nagios
3 9 (21.43%) Cacti
3 9 (21.43%) Opsview
3 9 (21.43%) Graphite
4 7 (16.67%) Salt
4 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (2.38%) SCOM
6 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) Veritas
5 7 (16.67%) IBM
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Meraki
7 3 (7.14%) Brocade
7 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.38%) Aruba
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