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 30 April 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SonicWALL
Rank 651 615 601
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -14
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.063% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 15
Average daily rate £363 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £185 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £143
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +92.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 -

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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 13 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -37 7 £363 +61.11% 12
South West - 3 £308 -
London -7 2 £406 +84.65% 3
Bournemouth - 2 £400 -
Dorset - 2 £400 -
South East -22 1 £250 +7.52% 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £363 -
Derby - 1 - -
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (92.59%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (55.56%) VLAN
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) CCNP
6 11 (40.74%) Internet
7 10 (37.04%) CCNA
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
8 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) WatchGuard
10 7 (25.93%) Change Management
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
10 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) Project Management
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) HP
11 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
12 5 (18.52%) Dell
12 5 (18.52%) VPN
12 5 (18.52%) Network Security

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) VLAN
3 11 (40.74%) Internet
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) DNS
6 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Broadband
8 4 (14.81%) MPLS
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
9 3 (11.11%) LAN
9 3 (11.11%) OSPF
9 3 (11.11%) SAN
9 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Support
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) CCTV
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.81%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Network Design
6 3 (11.11%) Server Building
7 2 (7.41%) BCP
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (44.44%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Firmware
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) Postfix
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) WatchGuard
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Dell
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.81%) Juniper
7 4 (14.81%) Veeam
8 3 (11.11%) Aruba
9 2 (7.41%) arcserve
9 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
9 2 (7.41%) Citrix
9 2 (7.41%) Draytek
9 2 (7.41%) Meraki
9 2 (7.41%) Reuters
9 2 (7.41%) SunGard
9 2 (7.41%) Symantec
9 2 (7.41%) Temenos