Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 133 148
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.091% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Leeds median daily rate £438 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.28% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £368 £308 -
% change year-on-year +19.51% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 768 838 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.09% 38.33% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 515 630
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 19
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £27.68 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year +22.40% -11.50% +0.89%

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 22 October 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) HP SIM
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP

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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Server Patching
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Runbook
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) HP SIM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
4 1 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Varonis