The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 136 120
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.098% 0.18% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.48% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £350 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £191 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £429
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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 784 1048 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.41% 37.42% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1249 1361
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 78
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SolarWinds in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SolarWinds in Yorkshire

SolarWinds
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +21 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire +4 1 £350 -16.66% 1
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Red Box
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (33.33%) PSTN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 3 (33.33%) Red Box
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
South Yorkshire
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