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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SonicWALL
Rank 633 599 592
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -7
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.045% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Median daily rate £381 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £183 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £355 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £263 £144
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +82.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00

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
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +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 £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -8 10 £381 +52.50% 17
South West - 5 £400 -
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
Dorset - 4 £400 -
London +8 3 £363 +31.81% 3
South East -20 1 £250 +31.57% 4
East Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £363 - 1
Derby - 1 - -
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) VLAN
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
6 5 (38.46%) WatchGuard
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) FabricPath
7 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) VPLS
7 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VLAN
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) FabricPath
5 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) VPLS
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) Postfix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) WatchGuard
4 4 (30.77%) Dell
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) arcserve
7 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Reuters
7 1 (7.69%) Siemens
7 1 (7.69%) SunGard
7 1 (7.69%) Temenos