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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 98 108 98
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.10% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.28% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £338 £405 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -6.08%  
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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 503 703 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.88% 36.35% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 455 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -19.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +9 2 £338 -16.66%
SolarWinds
Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

SolarWinds
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware