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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SonicWALL
Rank 604 623 615
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 10 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 20
Median daily rate £338 £225 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £163 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SonicWALL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 10 £338 +50.00% 15
South East +16 3 - - 4
London +5 3 £250 +23.45% 7
Crawley - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Dorset +4 2 £450 +150.00%
Bournemouth +2 2 £450 +150.00%
South West 0 2 £450 +150.00%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £300 - 2
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 2

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SonicWALL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SonicWALL.

1 23 (74.19%) Windows
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) VMware
4 16 (51.61%) DNS
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
5 15 (48.39%) Dell
6 13 (41.94%) Office 365
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) Internet
7 12 (38.71%) HP
7 12 (38.71%) DHCP
7 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 11 (35.48%) MPLS
8 11 (35.48%) Migration
8 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
9 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
10 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 8 (25.81%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) DSL
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (22.58%) NETGEAR
12 7 (22.58%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (22.58%) vMotion
12 7 (22.58%) Software Licensing

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) SAS
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) DNS
3 12 (38.71%) DHCP
3 12 (38.71%) Internet
3 12 (38.71%) VPN
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (35.48%) MPLS
5 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.81%) DSL
6 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
6 8 (25.81%) Wireless
7 7 (22.58%) Network Security
7 7 (22.58%) OSPF
7 7 (22.58%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (22.58%) VRRP
8 6 (19.35%) BGP
8 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
9 4 (12.90%) NAS
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Support
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Licensing
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) CCTV
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.23%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Software Licensing
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 6 (19.35%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
8 1 (3.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Server Building
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ACMT
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) vMotion
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Dell
3 12 (38.71%) HP
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) NETGEAR
5 6 (19.35%) Apple
5 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.13%) Veeam
7 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.90%) WatchGuard
8 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
8 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
8 3 (9.68%) Meraki
9 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 2 (6.45%) Draytek
9 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) Veritas