The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Barracuda Networks
Rank 572 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 2014.

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 17 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 15 £375 - 5
South West - 13 £388 - 1
East of England - 1 £135 - 1
Essex - 1 £135 - 1
London - 1 £190 -
Reigate - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 3
Scotland - - - -

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (60.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (60.87%) SharePoint
4 14 (60.87%) Migration
5 13 (56.52%) ISA Server
5 13 (56.52%) IIS
5 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
5 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (56.52%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) CCSA
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (60.87%) SharePoint 2010
1 14 (60.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (56.52%) IIS
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (56.52%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) HTTP
5 2 (8.70%) RIP
5 2 (8.70%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Japanese Language
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Administrator
1 13 (56.52%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) CCTV
1 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (21.74%) CCSA
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) CCDP
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) ISA Server
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
4 1 (4.35%) UAG
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Websense
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.35%) ProCurve