The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 137 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -41.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+76.00% -20.63%
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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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SonicWALL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SonicWALL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SonicWALL
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Somerset -9 2 £250 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
SonicWALL
England

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Avaya
4 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WLAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) WLAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (27.27%) Handset
4 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
5 1 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (9.09%) Kindle
5 1 (9.09%) iPhone
5 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (9.09%) UAG
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Polycom
4 3 (27.27%) Apple
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) NEC
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
5 2 (18.18%) Mitel
5 2 (18.18%) ProCurve
5 2 (18.18%) Infor
5 2 (18.18%) Kerio
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam