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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+102.24% -25.21%
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
118 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.40% 48.51% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 60
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +42.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.63 £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

SolarWinds
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft