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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FlexPod 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
180 217 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.05% 28.82% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 139 71
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.58% +7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £39.00 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing FlexPod as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FlexPod 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp