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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 107 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.054% 0.32% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.79% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £17.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+242.02% -54.00%
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
698 635 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.35% 40.22% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 348 320
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.56 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014. 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 -9 1 £310 -13.88%
Halifax - - - -
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint