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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 2.11% -
As % of the Vendors category - 5.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £329 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.31%

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
112 107 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.11% 37.54% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 124
Median daily rate £400 £296 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £439 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £21.29 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% +171.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.62 £67.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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