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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 142 141 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.53% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 1.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-61.21% -8.33%
SolarWinds
England

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
1107 1333 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.63% 41.47% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 819 578
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 100 77
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.49 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 1 - - 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (28.57%) MCDST
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Author
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) MCDST
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCDE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Cacti
3 1 (14.29%) Graphite
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Opsview
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Altiris
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas