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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 133 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 9 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 1.17% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 2.62% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 1
Median daily rate £420 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-32.57% -26.66%
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
1110 1298 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.49% 44.80% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 805 676
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 69
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.72 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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
South Yorkshire -5 7 £425 +77.08%
West Yorkshire -18 2 £393 -10.28% 2
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 5 (33.33%) Altiris
3 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 5 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 5 (33.33%) Sophos
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Nagios
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Clustering
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (26.67%) Opsview
4 4 (26.67%) Graphite
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) FWSM
4 2 (13.33%) HSRP
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) VRRP
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Informix
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Hudson
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Author
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 4 (26.67%) Documentation Author
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CCDE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (26.67%) Cacti
2 4 (26.67%) Graphite
2 4 (26.67%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) Opsview
3 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Altiris
3 5 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 5 (33.33%) Sophos
4 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (13.33%) Meraki
6 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec