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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 140 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.078% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £381 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+84.94% +24.00%
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
1159 1051 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.88% 40.97% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 655 517
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 45
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £11.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
West Yorkshire -6 6 £350 +12.90% 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (37.50%) Meraki
6 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) OSPF
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (25.00%) Nagios
8 4 (25.00%) VRRP
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) HSRP
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) FWSM
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) IPv4
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Informix
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCSP
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (25.00%) Cacti
2 4 (25.00%) Graphite
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Opsview
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (37.50%) Meraki
3 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle