Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 144 133
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 -13
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.038% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.10% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 19
Leeds median daily rate £413 - £325
10th Percentile £314 - £286
90th Percentile £434 - £480
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £22.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 873 960 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.58% 36.94% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 628 801
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 46
Leeds median hourly rate £22.61 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.92% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.91
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Leeds

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
1 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) F5

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat