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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 560 535 550
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 28 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.082% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.75 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.25 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -26.47%
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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
23784 22046 23285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.92% 46.04% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14218 12822 12426
Average daily rate £393 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1172 1076 1217
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +3 8 £300 +33.33% 3
London +7 7 £394 +43.18% 5
East of England -17 5 £270 - 1
South West -24 4 £250 -
North West -11 2 £275 - 2
South East -21 2 £288 +8.49% 10
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco
4 22 (48.89%) VMware
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) VPN
7 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (35.56%) Dell
8 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 15 (33.33%) Linux
10 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.89%) DNS
11 13 (28.89%) HP
12 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
12 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
13 11 (24.44%) WAN
13 11 (24.44%) SAN
14 10 (22.22%) Sophos
15 9 (20.00%) SQL
16 8 (17.78%) LAN
16 8 (17.78%) DHCP
16 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
16 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (17.78%) Citrix
16 8 (17.78%) Wireless
16 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
17 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (15.56%) Internet

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) VPN
3 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.89%) DNS
5 11 (24.44%) SAN
5 11 (24.44%) WAN
6 8 (17.78%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) LAN
6 8 (17.78%) Wireless
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
7 7 (15.56%) Internet
8 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.11%) VLAN
8 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (11.11%) NAS
9 3 (6.67%) Network Security
9 3 (6.67%) HSRP
9 3 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.44%) Back Office
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.89%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (4.44%) IT Assistant
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Network Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) CESG
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) SecurID
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
4 1 (2.22%) Psychology
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Android
7 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
1 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.89%) Market Research
3 4 (8.89%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.22%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) DevOps
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCSE
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.44%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
1 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) logstash
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Dell
5 13 (28.89%) HP
6 10 (22.22%) Sophos
7 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.78%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) Avaya
8 6 (13.33%) Draytek
9 5 (11.11%) Apple
9 5 (11.11%) Nokia
10 4 (8.89%) NETGEAR
10 4 (8.89%) Mitel
10 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
11 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
11 3 (6.67%) F5
11 3 (6.67%) Symantec
11 3 (6.67%) Nortel
12 2 (4.44%) SAP
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