The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 25 June 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.75% 0.77% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £278 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -63.75%  

SolarWinds is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 100 106 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 37.74% 40.93% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 65
Median daily rate £308 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.00 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Leicestershire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Leicestershire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 - -
SolarWinds
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Meraki
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) G Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Northgate
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SAP