The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 568 549 547
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 21 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.058% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £152 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £175
% change year-on-year
- +82.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - £18.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 2014.

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 30 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 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 -4 18 £290 -9.37% 20
London -2 5 £338 - 4
Cheshire - 5 £138 -
Warrington - 5 £138 -
North West - 5 £138 -
Birmingham -7 4 £320 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -15 4 £320 +33.33% 2
Wales - 3 £500 - 2
East of England - 3 £220 -
South Wales - 2 £500 - 2
City of London +24 1 £255 - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
Luton - 1 £220 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £220 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Kilbride - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 4

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) WAN
6 14 (37.84%) Citrix
6 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
7 13 (35.14%) SAN
8 12 (32.43%) Dell
9 11 (29.73%) VPN
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 11 (29.73%) Blue Coat
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (27.03%) Linux
10 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
11 9 (24.32%) F5
11 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 9 (24.32%) HP
11 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (21.62%) MCITP
12 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (21.62%) Clustering
12 8 (21.62%) VoIP

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 11 (29.73%) VPN
5 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
7 8 (21.62%) VoIP
8 7 (18.92%) LAN
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) Wireless
10 4 (10.81%) VLAN
10 4 (10.81%) NAS
11 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
11 2 (5.41%) 3G
11 2 (5.41%) MPLS
11 2 (5.41%) WLAN
11 2 (5.41%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Network Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Change Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 7 (18.92%) EqualLogic
3 4 (10.81%) Economics
3 4 (10.81%) Psychology
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.81%) Market Research
3 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.41%) Data Security
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) MCSE
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (21.62%) MCITP
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCDA
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) UAG
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
5 12 (32.43%) Dell
6 11 (29.73%) Blue Coat
7 9 (24.32%) F5
7 9 (24.32%) HP
8 8 (21.62%) Juniper
9 7 (18.92%) Nokia
9 7 (18.92%) McAfee
9 7 (18.92%) Sophos
10 6 (16.22%) Nortel
11 5 (13.51%) Draytek
12 4 (10.81%) NETGEAR
12 4 (10.81%) Avaya
13 2 (5.41%) Radware
13 2 (5.41%) Mitel
14 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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