The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Barracuda Networks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Barracuda Networks over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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 Barracuda Networks.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Barracuda Networks
Rank 634 607 609
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 24 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.095% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Average daily rate £440 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £208 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £208 £375
% change year-on-year
+119.27% -44.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Barracuda Networks
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Barracuda Networks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK.

Barracuda Networks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Barracuda Networks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK.

Barracuda Networks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -30 23 £455 +1.11% 4
South East -11 13 £472 +124.52% 3
Surrey -3 10 £531 +152.97% 1
Staines +3 8 £600 -
London -17 6 £200 -60.00%
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 £472 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
Stafford - 2 £425 -
Crawley - 2 £472 -
Gatwick - 1 £335 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £300 -

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Barracuda Networks 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 Barracuda Networks.

1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) Firewall
3 20 (42.55%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (38.30%) Information Security
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
6 15 (31.91%) Degree
6 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
6 15 (31.91%) CISM
6 15 (31.91%) CISSP
6 15 (31.91%) Linux
6 15 (31.91%) LAN
7 14 (29.79%) IIS
7 14 (29.79%) TOGAF
8 13 (27.66%) Tripwire
8 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (27.66%) Business Development
8 13 (27.66%) Qualys
8 13 (27.66%) ITIL
8 13 (27.66%) IBM
8 13 (27.66%) ISO 9001
8 13 (27.66%) DNS
8 13 (27.66%) Smartcard
8 13 (27.66%) Intel Security
8 13 (27.66%) Quality Management
8 13 (27.66%) CISA
8 13 (27.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (27.66%) ISO27005
8 13 (27.66%) ISAE 3402
8 13 (27.66%) IISP

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Barracuda Networks 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 Barracuda Networks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (29.79%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.40%) IaaS
3 10 (21.28%) PaaS
4 6 (12.77%) Office 365
5 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 13 (27.66%) DNS
4 12 (25.53%) DHCP
5 11 (23.40%) VPN
6 9 (19.15%) MPLS
6 9 (19.15%) WAN
6 9 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (17.02%) Network Security
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (12.77%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.64%) Skype
9 5 (10.64%) VLAN
10 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
10 4 (8.51%) IPsec
10 4 (8.51%) SAN
10 4 (8.51%) SSL
10 4 (8.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Security Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) CISSP Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) TOGAF Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) JSON
1 7 (14.89%) REST
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) XML-RPC
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
3 13 (27.66%) Smartcard
4 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
4 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
5 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
6 8 (17.02%) Driving Licence
7 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (10.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (10.64%) Replication
8 3 (6.38%) PKI
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
10 1 (2.13%) NHS
10 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) VxWorks
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.64%) VMS
6 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (38.30%) Information Security
2 14 (29.79%) TOGAF
3 13 (27.66%) Business Development
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 13 (27.66%) Quality Management
3 13 (27.66%) SABSA
4 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
4 11 (23.40%) Waterfall
5 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
5 10 (21.28%) Security Architecture
6 9 (19.15%) ITIL V3
6 9 (19.15%) Migration
6 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.02%) Security Management
7 8 (17.02%) Security Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (10.64%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (10.64%) SIEM
9 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) C
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) Lua
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) CISM
1 15 (31.91%) CISSP
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) CISA
2 13 (27.66%) IISP
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CCNA
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CCSA
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) CCNP
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
2 13 (27.66%) ISAE 3402
2 13 (27.66%) ISO 9001
2 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.66%) ISO27005
2 13 (27.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (14.89%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (21.28%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.51%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) ArcSight
2 13 (27.66%) IBM
2 13 (27.66%) Intel Security
2 13 (27.66%) Qualys
2 13 (27.66%) Tripwire
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Juniper
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 8 (17.02%) Forcepoint
6 8 (17.02%) Sun
7 7 (14.89%) VMware
8 6 (12.77%) Blue Coat
9 5 (10.64%) F5
9 5 (10.64%) Rackspace
9 5 (10.64%) Splunk
10 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
12 2 (4.26%) Remedy