The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Barracuda Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Barracuda Networks over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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 Barracuda Networks.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Barracuda Networks
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Barracuda Networks
London

Barracuda Networks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Barracuda Networks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Barracuda Networks
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks across the City of London region.

Barracuda Networks Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Barracuda Networks 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 Barracuda Networks.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Barracuda Networks 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 Barracuda Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix