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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 590 568 592
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 23 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.066% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.15% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £8.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -19.35%

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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -26 20 £288 -10.15% 19
London -4 5 £400 +23.07% 5
Yorkshire +7 4 £275 -12.69%
Birmingham -2 3 £320 - 1
West Midlands -18 3 £320 - 1
South West - 3 £200 - 4
Wales - 3 £500 -
North West - 3 £275 - 5
South East -3 2 £288 -23.33% 4
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Surrey - 2 £288 - 3
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +24 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Leeds -2 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £200 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £275 - 3
New Malden - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Street - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Telford - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (68.89%) Firewall
2 29 (64.44%) Cisco
3 28 (62.22%) Windows
4 26 (57.78%) VMware
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (42.22%) Dell
7 17 (37.78%) SAN
8 16 (35.56%) VPN
8 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (31.11%) WAN
11 13 (28.89%) SQL
11 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.89%) Citrix
11 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
12 12 (26.67%) HP
12 12 (26.67%) Linux
12 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (24.44%) Wireless
14 10 (22.22%) Nokia
14 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
15 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
16 8 (17.78%) VLAN
16 8 (17.78%) DNS
16 8 (17.78%) Sophos
16 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) Firewall
2 17 (37.78%) SAN
3 16 (35.56%) VPN
4 14 (31.11%) WAN
5 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (24.44%) Wireless
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) NAS
9 8 (17.78%) VLAN
10 6 (13.33%) Network Security
10 6 (13.33%) LAN
10 6 (13.33%) VoIP
11 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
12 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (8.89%) Internet
13 3 (6.67%) DHCP
13 3 (6.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Change Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) EqualLogic
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Economics
3 4 (8.89%) Psychology
4 3 (6.67%) CESG
5 2 (4.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
5 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Android
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.56%) Market Research
3 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) SIEM
6 2 (4.44%) Data Security
6 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.22%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 5 (11.11%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) MCITP
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCDA
6 2 (4.44%) CCSE
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) UAG
5 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) logstash
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 26 (57.78%) VMware
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) Dell
5 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 13 (28.89%) Citrix
7 12 (26.67%) HP
8 10 (22.22%) Nokia
9 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
10 8 (17.78%) Sophos
11 7 (15.56%) NETGEAR
11 7 (15.56%) F5
12 6 (13.33%) Draytek
12 6 (13.33%) Juniper
13 5 (11.11%) Nortel
13 5 (11.11%) Avaya
13 5 (11.11%) McAfee
14 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
14 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
14 2 (4.44%) Radware
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