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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 583 560 533
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 16 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.042% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate
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£240 £240 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £147 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £415 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £143 £369
% change year-on-year
+101.75% -61.35%
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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 -4 15 £233 -3.12% 24
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
London -2 4 £220 -8.33% 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 8
City of London +12 1 £240 - 1
East of England +5 1 £225 +57.89% 1
Surrey - 1 £275 - 1
Wales - 1 £300 - 3
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £275 - 5
South Wales - 1 £300 - 3
South West - 1 - - 3
Newport - 1 £300 - 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 6
Lancashire - 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 30 (66.67%) Windows
3 28 (62.22%) Firewall
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (46.67%) VMware
6 19 (42.22%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (33.33%) Wireless
8 15 (33.33%) DNS
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (33.33%) WAN
8 15 (33.33%) DHCP
9 14 (31.11%) LAN
10 12 (26.67%) SQL
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
11 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
11 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (22.22%) VLAN
12 10 (22.22%) VoIP
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) IIS
12 10 (22.22%) Linux
12 10 (22.22%) HP
12 10 (22.22%) Dell
12 10 (22.22%) Avaya
12 10 (22.22%) Juniper
12 10 (22.22%) McAfee
13 9 (20.00%) MPLS
13 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) IIS
3 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) VPN
3 15 (33.33%) DNS
3 15 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (33.33%) WAN
3 15 (33.33%) Wireless
4 14 (31.11%) LAN
5 10 (22.22%) VoIP
5 10 (22.22%) VLAN
6 9 (20.00%) MPLS
7 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.78%) Internet
8 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.11%) WLAN
9 5 (11.11%) SSL
10 4 (8.89%) SAN
10 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
10 4 (8.89%) OSPF
10 4 (8.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) IT Support
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Flash
2 1 (2.22%) XMPP
2 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Handset
4 2 (4.44%) iPad
4 2 (4.44%) IVR
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) SecurID
5 1 (2.22%) CCTV
5 1 (2.22%) Kindle
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.67%) Android
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) UNIX
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.89%) Data Security
2 4 (8.89%) SIEM
2 4 (8.89%) DevOps
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.44%) Network Design
4 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCSE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) BS25999
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.44%) NetCrunch
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) VMware
4 10 (22.22%) HP
4 10 (22.22%) Dell
4 10 (22.22%) Avaya
4 10 (22.22%) Juniper
4 10 (22.22%) McAfee
5 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.56%) WatchGuard
7 6 (13.33%) F5
8 5 (11.11%) Polycom
8 5 (11.11%) Veeam
8 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.11%) Symantec
8 5 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (8.89%) Sophos
9 4 (8.89%) Websense
9 4 (8.89%) Stonesoft
10 3 (6.67%) Apple
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