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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Barracuda Networks over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Barracuda Networks
Rank 633 646 625
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.056% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Median daily rate £382 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £400 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £255
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.95%
UK excluding London median 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
23985 25156 25971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.89% 43.29% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14654 14856 14656
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 861 1085 1172
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Barracuda Networks
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 15 £382 -4.62% 6
South East - 7 £263 - 2
London -3 6 £446 - 3
City of London - 3 £446 - 1
Surrey - 3 £200 - 1
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £401 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £263 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
North West - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Kidlington - 1 £363 -
Chessington - 1 £188 -

Barracuda Networks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Barracuda Networks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Barracuda Networks.

1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) LAN
5 11 (28.95%) WAN
5 11 (28.95%) DNS
5 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (21.05%) MPLS
8 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) Juniper
8 8 (21.05%) SSL
8 8 (21.05%) DHCP
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 7 (18.42%) SOAP
9 7 (18.42%) XML
9 7 (18.42%) C
9 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.42%) VxWorks
9 7 (18.42%) Migration
9 7 (18.42%) F5
9 7 (18.42%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) JSON

Barracuda Networks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) CMS
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
4 4 (10.53%) WordPress
5 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.53%) InDesign
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) DNS
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 8 (21.05%) MPLS
4 8 (21.05%) SSL
5 6 (15.79%) Wireless
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.16%) Network Security
6 5 (13.16%) VLAN
6 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.53%) 3G
7 4 (10.53%) 4G
7 4 (10.53%) BGP
7 4 (10.53%) IPsec
7 4 (10.53%) Junos
7 4 (10.53%) OSPF
7 4 (10.53%) Skype
7 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) JSON
1 7 (18.42%) REST
1 7 (18.42%) SOAP
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) XML-RPC
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (18.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (15.79%) Replication
5 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.53%) Clustering
6 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (10.53%) PKI
6 4 (10.53%) Social Media
7 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (5.26%) Blog
8 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.26%) Smartcard
8 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
9 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) VxWorks
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) VMS
4 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 3 (7.89%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) ERP
5 4 (10.53%) Information Management
5 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Operations Management
5 4 (10.53%) SEO
5 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Business Development
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) SABSA
7 2 (5.26%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) C
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) Lua
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) CISA
3 2 (5.26%) CISM
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) IISP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
3 2 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO27005
3 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) DFS Replication
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Juniper
4 7 (18.42%) F5
4 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Adobe
6 4 (10.53%) FrontRange
6 4 (10.53%) Sage
6 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.53%) Symantec
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) arcserve
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Sun
8 2 (5.26%) Tripwire