Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 - 152
Rank change year-on-year - +152 -18
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.16% - 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Leeds median daily rate £375 - £375
10th Percentile £363 - £363
90th Percentile £388 - £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 - £375
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 789 785 1,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.64% 36.63% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 480 704
Leeds median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £298 £270 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 21
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +28.31% -5.78%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.30 £28.04 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.98 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.23% -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 18 August 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office

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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Server Patching
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP SIM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet