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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 549 536 521
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 30 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.070% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £253 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.93% -32.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.25 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £19.25 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+35.38% +3.17%
SonicWALL
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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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
London +19 13 £349 +46.07% 3
South West -23 8 £250 -
East of England - 5 £270 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £328 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
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SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 32 (65.31%) Windows
3 28 (57.14%) Cisco
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 22 (44.90%) VPN
5 22 (44.90%) VMware
6 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (34.69%) Dell
8 15 (30.61%) Wireless
9 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 13 (26.53%) DNS
11 12 (24.49%) Linux
11 12 (24.49%) HP
11 12 (24.49%) DHCP
11 12 (24.49%) Internet
12 11 (22.45%) SAN
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
12 11 (22.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (22.45%) IP Telephony
12 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (20.41%) VLAN
13 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (20.41%) Avaya
13 10 (20.41%) SQL
13 10 (20.41%) WAN
13 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
14 9 (18.37%) LAN
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (22.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) VPN
3 15 (30.61%) Wireless
4 13 (26.53%) DNS
5 12 (24.49%) DHCP
5 12 (24.49%) Internet
6 11 (22.45%) IP Telephony
6 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.45%) SAN
7 10 (20.41%) WAN
7 10 (20.41%) VLAN
8 9 (18.37%) LAN
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (12.24%) VoIP
11 6 (12.24%) MPLS
12 5 (10.20%) WLAN
13 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (8.16%) BIG-IP
13 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Firewall Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Support Assistant
6 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Flash
2 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
3 3 (6.12%) Handset
3 3 (6.12%) CESG
4 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.04%) SecurID
5 1 (2.04%) PDA
5 1 (2.04%) Kindle
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.20%) Android
8 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) UNIX
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) SIEM
3 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Data Security
4 4 (8.16%) Software Licensing
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) Change Control
5 3 (6.12%) Market Research
6 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps
7 1 (2.04%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) logstash
4 1 (2.04%) Kibana
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) VMware
4 17 (34.69%) Dell
5 12 (24.49%) HP
6 10 (20.41%) Avaya
7 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
8 8 (16.33%) McAfee
9 6 (12.24%) Sophos
9 6 (12.24%) Symantec
10 5 (10.20%) Mitel
10 5 (10.20%) Apple
10 5 (10.20%) Juniper
10 5 (10.20%) Nokia
10 5 (10.20%) Citrix
10 5 (10.20%) F5
11 4 (8.16%) Stonesoft
11 4 (8.16%) Veeam
11 4 (8.16%) WatchGuard
11 4 (8.16%) Polycom