The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 559 548 550
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 19 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.062% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £154 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £342 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £15.50
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SonicWALL across the England region.

SonicWALL Daily Rate Trend in England

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SonicWALL Daily Rate Histogram in England

SonicWALL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Trend in England

SonicWALL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
London +7 3 £325 - 4
West Midlands -9 3 £320 - 7
East of England -24 3 £220 -
South East -6 2 £288 -23.33% 6
South West - 2 - - 4
North West - 2 - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
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SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 23 (60.53%) VMware
4 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 17 (44.74%) Dell
6 16 (42.11%) VPN
7 14 (36.84%) Citrix
7 14 (36.84%) SAN
8 13 (34.21%) WAN
9 12 (31.58%) Linux
9 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (28.95%) HP
11 10 (26.32%) SQL
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 8 (21.05%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) Sophos
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
13 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
13 7 (18.42%) Wireless
13 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
14 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) VPN
3 14 (36.84%) SAN
4 13 (34.21%) WAN
5 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
8 7 (18.42%) Wireless
9 6 (15.79%) Network Security
9 6 (15.79%) LAN
10 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
10 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (13.16%) VLAN
10 5 (13.16%) NAS
11 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
12 3 (7.89%) DHCP
13 2 (5.26%) VoIP
13 2 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Network Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) EqualLogic
3 4 (10.53%) Economics
3 4 (10.53%) Psychology
4 3 (7.89%) CESG
5 2 (5.26%) iPhone
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
1 6 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (13.16%) Market Research
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 2 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) CAD
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCDA
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
2 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) UAG
5 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.63%) KVM
6 1 (2.63%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
1 23 (60.53%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Dell
4 14 (36.84%) Citrix
5 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (28.95%) HP
7 8 (21.05%) Sophos
8 6 (15.79%) Draytek
9 5 (13.16%) NETGEAR
9 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
9 5 (13.16%) Avaya
9 5 (13.16%) Nokia
10 3 (7.89%) Nortel
10 3 (7.89%) F5
11 2 (5.26%) Mitel
11 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
11 2 (5.26%) Juniper
11 2 (5.26%) Radware
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