Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

SolarWinds
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 55 66
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.74% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Lancashire median daily rate - £469 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +56.25% -
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £275
% change year-on-year -3.13% +45.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - -

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 264 270 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.57% 46.47% 52.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 147 223
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £263
90th Percentile £603 £561 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 46
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.37 £41.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +11.49% +87.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.61 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.00 £63.03
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +12.90% -15.07% +10.61%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Lancashire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SolarWinds in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Lancashire