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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.92% 1.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 2.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +84.94%

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
118 101 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.31% 38.11% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 103
Median daily rate £400 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £14.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Brocade
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft