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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 26 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SolarWinds.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 77 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.29% 1.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-66.06% -8.33%
SolarWinds
South East

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
240 306 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 35.24% 44.61% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 219 147
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 £300 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SolarWinds
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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCSA
1 2 (33.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
2 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) xMatters