The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.84% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +164.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
304 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.58% 41.75% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 131 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SolarWinds
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SolarWinds Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SolarWinds
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SolarWinds across the Oxfordshire region.

SolarWinds Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) CommVault
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Cacti
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Icinga
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (25.00%) Spiceworks
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) Cacti
1 5 (62.50%) Icinga
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) CommVault
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Spiceworks
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
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