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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 196 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.014% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.25 - £17.75
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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
2623 3403 3418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.36% 46.20% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 2373 2332
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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

SonicWALL
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

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) EqualLogic
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) EqualLogic
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed