The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL over the 3 months to 3 July 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 598 567 547
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 15 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.10% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £226 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £338 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £179 £160
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +11.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Trend

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

SonicWALL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SonicWALL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SonicWALL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SonicWALL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SonicWALL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SonicWALL
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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 -41 14 £335 +36.73% 15
London -14 10 £330 +30.69% 6
East of England +1 2 £344 +56.25% 3
Wales +6 1 £275 - 1
South Wales -3 1 £275 - 1
South West -8 1 £110 -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £325 - 3
South East -13 1 £400 - 3
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 - 1
Poole - 1 £110 -
Dorset - 1 £110 -
Essex - 1 £363 -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL.

1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (45.45%) WAN
6 14 (42.42%) VPN
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (39.39%) DNS
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 13 (39.39%) LAN
7 13 (39.39%) VLAN
8 12 (36.36%) Dell
9 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 11 (33.33%) CCNP
10 10 (30.30%) VoIP
10 10 (30.30%) DHCP
10 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
10 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
10 10 (30.30%) Linux
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) Avaya
10 10 (30.30%) Wireless
11 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
11 9 (27.27%) Juniper
11 9 (27.27%) MPLS
11 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (24.24%) OSPF
12 8 (24.24%) BGP
12 8 (24.24%) EIGRP

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) CMS
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (45.45%) WAN
4 14 (42.42%) VPN
5 13 (39.39%) DNS
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) VLAN
6 10 (30.30%) Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) VoIP
6 10 (30.30%) DHCP
6 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
7 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
9 7 (21.21%) 4G
9 7 (21.21%) FTP
9 7 (21.21%) SSL
9 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Avaya Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Data Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Communications Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Communications Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) IVR
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) CCTV
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 5 (15.15%) Change Control
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) NetCrunch
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Dell
5 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (30.30%) Avaya
7 9 (27.27%) Juniper
8 8 (24.24%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
9 7 (21.21%) Nortel
10 6 (18.18%) WatchGuard
11 4 (12.12%) Citrix
11 4 (12.12%) Veeam
12 3 (9.09%) ProCurve
12 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
13 2 (6.06%) Sage
13 2 (6.06%) NETGEAR
13 2 (6.06%) Draytek
13 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
14 1 (3.03%) Polycom
North London
Venn Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago