The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.04% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £381 £290
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +31.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+86.95% +22.66%
SolarWinds
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 167 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.68% 45.63% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 42
Average daily rate £250 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.05 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SolarWinds across the Oxford region.

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Intel Security
3 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) MRTG
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
6 3 (30.00%) Spiceworks
6 3 (30.00%) VSAT
6 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Billing
6 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) ADSL
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) CTI
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) ISDN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) MRTG
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) VSAT
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Spiceworks
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (10.00%) 3Com
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
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