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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 567 555 525
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 14 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.048% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£258 £240 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -33.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £135 £369
% change year-on-year
+131.48% -63.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 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 4 March 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 -1 14 £258 +7.29% 25
London -7 7 £230 -4.16% 8
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
City of London +11 1 £240 - 3
South West -8 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 £275 - 1
South East - 1 £275 - 4
Birmingham - 1 - - 3
Borehamwood - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
South Wales - - - - 4
Aberdeen - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Firewall
3 29 (63.04%) Cisco
4 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (47.83%) VMware
6 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (39.13%) VPN
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (34.78%) DNS
8 16 (34.78%) DHCP
9 14 (30.43%) Wireless
9 14 (30.43%) WAN
10 13 (28.26%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) LAN
11 12 (26.09%) Dell
11 12 (26.09%) VLAN
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
13 10 (21.74%) HP
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) MS Office
13 10 (21.74%) Linux
13 10 (21.74%) McAfee
14 9 (19.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (19.57%) MPLS
14 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
14 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
14 9 (19.57%) IIS

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (19.57%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) VPN
3 16 (34.78%) DNS
3 16 (34.78%) DHCP
4 14 (30.43%) Wireless
4 14 (30.43%) WAN
5 12 (26.09%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) VLAN
6 9 (19.57%) MPLS
6 9 (19.57%) VoIP
6 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (19.57%) Internet
7 8 (17.39%) SAN
7 8 (17.39%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (10.87%) FTP
9 5 (10.87%) WLAN
9 5 (10.87%) SSL
10 4 (8.70%) BGP
10 4 (8.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) XMPP
3 1 (2.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.52%) Handset
4 2 (4.35%) IVR
4 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Kindle
5 1 (2.17%) SecurID
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) Android
8 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Data Security
2 4 (8.70%) SIEM
3 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
3 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) Network Design
4 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Market Research
4 2 (4.35%) DevOps
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNA
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) VCP4
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) CCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) NetCrunch
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) Dell
5 10 (21.74%) HP
5 10 (21.74%) McAfee
6 9 (19.57%) Juniper
6 9 (19.57%) Avaya
7 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 6 (13.04%) WatchGuard
8 6 (13.04%) F5
9 5 (10.87%) Veeam
9 5 (10.87%) Polycom
9 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
9 5 (10.87%) Symantec
10 4 (8.70%) Citrix
10 4 (8.70%) Apple
10 4 (8.70%) Sophos
10 4 (8.70%) Websense
10 4 (8.70%) Mitel
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