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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 569 567 543
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 21 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.083% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £289 £320
% change year-on-year
-37.66% -9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £93.75 £8.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1002.94% -
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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
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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 +14 11 £345 -13.75% 10
South East -18 8 £180 -37.39% 2
East of England +5 1 £175 -20.45% 1
South West -6 1 £110 - 5
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UK

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 19 (59.38%) DNS
3 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (53.13%) VMware
5 15 (46.88%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) WAN
6 14 (43.75%) LAN
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (37.50%) VLAN
8 12 (37.50%) Wireless
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (31.25%) MPLS
10 10 (31.25%) CCNP
10 10 (31.25%) CCNA
10 10 (31.25%) VPN
10 10 (31.25%) Linux
10 10 (31.25%) MCSE
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
11 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
11 9 (28.13%) VoIP
11 9 (28.13%) DHCP
11 9 (28.13%) Avaya

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Lync
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) DNS
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
3 15 (46.88%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (43.75%) LAN
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (37.50%) Wireless
6 12 (37.50%) VLAN
7 10 (31.25%) VPN
7 10 (31.25%) MPLS
8 9 (28.13%) VoIP
8 9 (28.13%) DHCP
9 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) OSPF
10 7 (21.88%) BGP
10 7 (21.88%) EIGRP
10 7 (21.88%) Structured Cabling
10 7 (21.88%) Skype
10 7 (21.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) iPhone
5 2 (6.25%) iPad
6 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Vista
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Network Design
1 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
2 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
3 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) BCP
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) MCSE
2 10 (31.25%) CCNP
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) CCSE
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetCrunch
2 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
5 9 (28.13%) Dell
5 9 (28.13%) Avaya
6 7 (21.88%) NetApp
6 7 (21.88%) Polycom
6 7 (21.88%) Tandberg
6 7 (21.88%) Aerohive Networks
6 7 (21.88%) QNAP
7 6 (18.75%) Spiceworks
7 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
7 6 (18.75%) Juniper
7 6 (18.75%) Nortel
7 6 (18.75%) HP
8 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
9 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
9 3 (9.38%) Veeam