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 4 August 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 Barracuda Networks.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Barracuda Networks
Rank 612 597 574
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £165 -
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.95% -

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
24952 24668 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.14% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14688 13604 12895
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £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 1075 1064 1180
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 2015.

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 10 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 4 August 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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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 -12 10 £500 +203.03% 8
East of England -4 4 - - 1
Stevenage - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
London - 3 £500 - 1
South West - 3 £400 - 6
Wiltshire - 2 - - 6
Devon - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £600 -
Plymouth - 1 £400 -

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) DNS
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) IIS
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
7 12 (34.29%) Puppet
7 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
8 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (31.43%) iPhone
8 11 (31.43%) iPad
8 11 (31.43%) HTTP
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (31.43%) Games
8 11 (31.43%) Streaming Video
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
9 9 (25.71%) F5
10 8 (22.86%) Network Security
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (22.86%) Juniper
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
11 7 (20.00%) Websense
12 6 (17.14%) VPN
12 6 (17.14%) DHCP
12 6 (17.14%) LAN
12 6 (17.14%) Linux

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) DNS
3 11 (31.43%) HTTP
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (22.86%) Network Security
5 6 (17.14%) VLAN
5 6 (17.14%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 6 (17.14%) DHCP
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.43%) NAS
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
7 4 (11.43%) FTP
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (31.43%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Web Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Senior Web Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Operations Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Application Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
2 3 (8.57%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Streaming Video
1 11 (31.43%) iPhone
1 11 (31.43%) iPad
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Load Balancing
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) SDLC
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Data Security
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Xen
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) XenServer
3 3 (8.57%) iptables
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
1 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) F5
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Juniper
4 7 (20.00%) Websense
5 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Meraki
6 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 4 (11.43%) Sophos
6 4 (11.43%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
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