The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FlexPod 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-11.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FlexPod
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 258 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.08% 34.49% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 174 77
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.35 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.17% -33.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.47 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FlexPod across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

FlexPod
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

FlexPod Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

FlexPod
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 1 - -
FlexPod
South East

FlexPod
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing FlexPod 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 FlexPod.

1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing FlexPod 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 FlexPod. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft