Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 160 142
Rank change year-on-year +33 -18 -25
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 14 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.057% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.13% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Manchester median daily rate £369 £210 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.60% -50.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £316 £205 £386
90th Percentile £600 £215 £446
North West median daily rate £369 £300 £413
% change year-on-year +22.92% -27.27% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1254 1561 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.71% 44.11% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 911 828
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £540 £527
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 64
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £35.60 £32.55 £22.03
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
% change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Manchester

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Manchester

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SolarWinds in Manchester

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in Manchester

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 5 £600 -
SolarWinds
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 8 (57.14%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) COBIT
3 5 (35.71%) CMDB
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Cacti
4 4 (28.57%) Veeam
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk
4 4 (28.57%) MariaDB
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Nagios
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
5 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Data Quality

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MariaDB
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CMDB
1 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 4 (28.57%) Cacti
3 4 (28.57%) Nagios
4 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
1 4 (28.57%) Veeam
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos