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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Barracuda Networks
Rank 585 561 586
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.008% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£165 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 - £260
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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
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 13 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 July 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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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 -29 3 £165 - 3
South East - 2 £165 - 2
Surrey - 1 £165 - 2
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bristol - - - -
London - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 7 (58.33%) ISA Server
4 7 (58.33%) Migration
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 8 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL