Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 62 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +72
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Lancashire median daily rate £238 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% - -
North West median daily rate £369 £313 £413
% change year-on-year +18.00% -24.24% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 189 320 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 40.91% 53.69% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 206 244
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +23.75%
10th Percentile £307 £266 £205
90th Percentile £615 £556 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 37
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +81.82%
10th Percentile £27.00 £18.33 £13.10
90th Percentile £66.19 £67.45 £47.13
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.58% +15.54% +6.25%

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

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 1 £238 -
SolarWinds
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Kaseya
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Kaseya
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware