The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.15% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -19.35%
SonicWALL
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 421 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.89% 46.16% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 191 250
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £231 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 28
Average hourly rate £16.92 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SonicWALL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SonicWALL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Northwich - - - - 2
SonicWALL
North West

SonicWALL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Draytek
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Draytek