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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 39 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.72% 0.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £274 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £384
% change year-on-year - -2.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +82.97%  

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 133 120 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 47.67% 43.96% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 77
Median daily rate £305 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £11.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +16.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.82 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 26 March 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
Hinckley - 2 £274 -
SolarWinds
East Midlands

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

SolarWinds
Top Related 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 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto