Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 205 185
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 -12
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.055% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 19
Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £78 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +375.81% -76.15% +26.83%
10th Percentile £301 £76 £258
90th Percentile £432 £79 £480
England median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.14% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.44% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% -11.11%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1707 2129 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.09% 38.88% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1324 1523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £552 £550 £500
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 103 167
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.84 £8.81
90th Percentile £28.73 £23.95 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire +22 5 £413 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) F5

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat