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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 58 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SolarWinds 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £488 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
- -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +89.24%

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
238 190 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.64% 35.58% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 149 190
Median daily rate £375 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £14.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.91 £67.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxford +3 3 £500 +110.52%
Kidlington - 1 £475 -
SolarWinds
South East

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Informatics
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
2 2 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft