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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 570 536 517
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 9 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.079% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
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£225 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £144 -
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -16 3 £275 -18.51% 9
Yorkshire - 3 - -
East of England +8 1 £225 +50.00%
South East -14 1 £190 - 1
North West -22 1 - - 3
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SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) VPN
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) Wireless
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) WAN
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) LAN
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) VoIP
10 9 (30.00%) Avaya
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
11 8 (26.67%) Juniper
11 8 (26.67%) CCNA
11 8 (26.67%) Internet
11 8 (26.67%) McAfee
11 8 (26.67%) DHCP
11 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 8 (26.67%) VLAN
12 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 7 (23.33%) IIS
12 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (23.33%) MPLS
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) VPN
3 13 (43.33%) Wireless
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 11 (36.67%) DNS
5 11 (36.67%) LAN
6 9 (30.00%) VoIP
7 8 (26.67%) Internet
7 8 (26.67%) DHCP
7 8 (26.67%) VLAN
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (16.67%) WLAN
10 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
11 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
11 4 (13.33%) Network Security
11 4 (13.33%) SSL
12 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
12 3 (10.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (13.33%) SIEM
2 4 (13.33%) Data Security
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) BCP
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) BS25999
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) NetCrunch
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Avaya
5 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 8 (26.67%) McAfee
6 5 (16.67%) F5
6 5 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (16.67%) Polycom
7 4 (13.33%) Stonesoft
7 4 (13.33%) WatchGuard
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) NETGEAR
9 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.67%) Draytek
9 2 (6.67%) Dell