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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 104 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 34 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.18% 0.080% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 0.19% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +157.14%
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
1287 1062 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.66% 42.41% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 664 423
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 65
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.13% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.90 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
West Yorkshire +12 26 £438 +45.83% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £240 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) Use Case
5 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) SOA
7 7 (19.44%) Nagios
7 7 (19.44%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (16.67%) CCNA
8 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
8 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.67%) Opsview
8 6 (16.67%) Graphite
8 6 (16.67%) vSphere
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.67%) Cacti
9 5 (13.89%) NAS
9 5 (13.89%) JIRA
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
9 5 (13.89%) Build Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco UCCE

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (13.89%) Node.js
1 5 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (13.89%) NAS
3 5 (13.89%) VoIP
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) FWSM
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.78%) HSRP
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) BGP
6 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.78%) VRRP
6 1 (2.78%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.89%) Informix
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Junior
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (13.89%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Statistics
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.78%) Use Case
3 9 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (19.44%) SOA
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.89%) Build Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) High Availability
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PHP
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (19.44%) Nagios
3 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 6 (16.67%) Opsview
3 6 (16.67%) Graphite
3 6 (16.67%) Cacti
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (13.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 5 (13.89%) Veritas
5 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade
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