The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL over the 3 months to 28 January 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 185 197 192
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.067% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.16% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £240 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2177 2575 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.91% 43.06% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1820 1776
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 SonicWALL across the City of London region.

SonicWALL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Websense