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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 597 579 559
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 14 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.085% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 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 14 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 29 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 -17 13 £335 +15.51% 27
London +10 9 £330 -2.22% 4
East of England 0 2 £344 +56.25% 1
South West +3 1 £110 - 7
Wales -4 1 £275 -45.00%
South Wales -6 1 £275 -45.00%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 £363 -
South East - 1 £400 - 2
Poole - 1 £110 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Dorset - 1 £110 - 1

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 13 (43.33%) VPN
7 12 (40.00%) LAN
7 12 (40.00%) Dell
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (40.00%) VLAN
8 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
8 11 (36.67%) Linux
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (33.33%) CCNP
10 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (30.00%) VoIP
10 9 (30.00%) SQL
10 9 (30.00%) Avaya
10 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (30.00%) Wireless
11 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (26.67%) MPLS
11 8 (26.67%) OSPF
11 8 (26.67%) BGP
11 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
11 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 8 (26.67%) DHCP
11 8 (26.67%) Active Directory

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (46.67%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) VLAN
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) VoIP
7 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (30.00%) Wireless
8 8 (26.67%) DHCP
8 8 (26.67%) MPLS
8 8 (26.67%) OSPF
8 8 (26.67%) BGP
8 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
9 7 (23.33%) SSL
9 7 (23.33%) FTP
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
9 7 (23.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Communications Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Communications Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) IVR
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (20.00%) Change Control
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) BCP
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) NetCrunch
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 12 (40.00%) Dell
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
5 9 (30.00%) Avaya
6 8 (26.67%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) Juniper
7 7 (23.33%) Nortel
7 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
8 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
9 4 (13.33%) Veeam
10 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
10 3 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (6.67%) Sage
11 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
12 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
12 1 (3.33%) NETGEAR
12 1 (3.33%) Draytek
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