Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 131 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +140
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.47% 0.23% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 827 853 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.42% 38.90% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 567 610
Leeds median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £275 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 27
Leeds median hourly rate £14.96 £36.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.72% +190.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.12
90th Percentile £23.88 £40.00 £30.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.25 £12.25
% change year-on-year +7.37% +16.33% -18.33%

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 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ArcSight
3 4 (36.36%) Tufin
3 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) TACACS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) SCOM
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) HP SIM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) BGP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ISE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) OSPF
1 4 (36.36%) TACACS
1 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
1 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) QRadar
4 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) ArcSight
2 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Tufin
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) Varonis