The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.15% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £15.50
SonicWALL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1471 1342 1647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.55% 45.15% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 592 758
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 104 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SonicWALL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SonicWALL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SonicWALL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 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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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
Cheshire - 2 - - 3
Manchester - 1 £275 - 4
Lancashire - - - -
SonicWALL
England

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Draytek
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Sophos
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Draytek
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
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