Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 170 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 5 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.028% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.074% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 19
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 - £325
10th Percentile £314 - £286
90th Percentile £434 - £480
Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £78 £323
% change year-on-year +375.81% -75.97% +25.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -44.44% -

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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1172 1346 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.82% 37.77% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 840 1060
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £247 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £551 £507
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.51
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in West Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Leeds +17 5 £413 - 1
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
1 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) F5

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat