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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 129 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
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£325 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £275 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +164.70%
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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
1358 1021 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.10% 43.08% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 572 506
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £452 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 66 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -45.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.02 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 September 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 September 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 -11 19 £325 - 6
South Yorkshire -16 1 - - 1
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England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Linux
4 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
4 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (32.69%) Firewall
5 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.00%) VMware
7 13 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 12 (23.08%) HP
9 10 (19.23%) SAN
9 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle
9 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (19.23%) vSphere
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
10 9 (17.31%) Opsview
10 9 (17.31%) Graphite
10 9 (17.31%) Cacti
10 9 (17.31%) UNIX
10 9 (17.31%) Nagios
10 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (15.38%) NetApp
11 8 (15.38%) NetBackup

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (13.46%) Apache
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.46%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) NAS
4 6 (11.54%) VPN
4 6 (11.54%) VoIP
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.69%) Wireless
6 4 (7.69%) Internet
7 3 (5.77%) MPLS
7 3 (5.77%) OSPF
7 3 (5.77%) DNS
7 3 (5.77%) DMZ
7 3 (5.77%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) WAN
7 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.77%) VRRP
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.77%) HSRP
8 2 (3.85%) FWSM
8 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.46%) Informix
4 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.46%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) DBA
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) OLE
1 1 (1.92%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (13.46%) IBM XIV
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) UNIX
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (13.46%) Build Automation
2 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (11.54%) Use Case
3 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) SOA
4 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.77%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (5.77%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Network Design
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.46%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.46%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) CCIE
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCSP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) CCDP
5 1 (1.92%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (19.23%) vSphere
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (17.31%) Nagios
3 9 (17.31%) Cacti
3 9 (17.31%) Opsview
3 9 (17.31%) Graphite
4 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 7 (13.46%) Salt
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.92%) SCCM
7 1 (1.92%) SCOM
7 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
3 13 (25.00%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) HP
5 10 (19.23%) Oracle
6 8 (15.38%) NetApp
7 7 (13.46%) Veritas
7 7 (13.46%) IBM
8 4 (7.69%) F5
9 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.77%) Meraki
9 3 (5.77%) Brocade
9 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.92%) Aruba
11 1 (1.92%) Nimsoft
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