The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 133 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £388 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
- -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +91.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
876 1126 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.56% 39.52% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 678 625
Median daily rate £375 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 43
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the Yorkshire region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Yorkshire region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 5 £375 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire -5 2 £311 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) AlienVault
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) DameWare

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) DameWare
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) AlienVault
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam