Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 135 149
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.039% 0.095% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Leeds median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +3.90%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £370
90th Percentile £388 £356 £412
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £356 £388
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.06% -11.43%
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 886 758 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.91% 35.91% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 474 678
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 25
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.89% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.60 £9.70
90th Percentile £40.10 £27.68 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -6.27%

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 24 May 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) VMware