The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 571 550 564
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 17 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.013% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.027% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 7
Average daily rate £240 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 - £188
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -25 16 £240 - 16
London -23 13 £240 - 10
City of London - 9 £240 - 1
East of England - 2 £143 -
Reading -9 1 - -
Berkshire -13 1 - -
South East -17 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £135 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £150 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) Dell
3 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (59.26%) Citrix
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (51.85%) Firewall
7 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (37.04%) WAN
9 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (33.33%) EqualLogic
10 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (33.33%) MCITP
10 9 (33.33%) MCSE
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 9 (33.33%) SAN
11 8 (29.63%) HP
11 8 (29.63%) Clustering
12 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
12 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (22.22%) F5
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (59.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (7.41%) PPP
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.70%) SSH
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Change Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 8 (29.63%) Clustering
3 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Economics
4 1 (3.70%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) Psychology
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.70%) Market Research
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MCITP
2 9 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) CCDA
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
1 18 (66.67%) Dell
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
6 6 (22.22%) F5
7 5 (18.52%) Juniper
8 4 (14.81%) Nortel
8 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
8 4 (14.81%) McAfee
8 4 (14.81%) Nokia
9 3 (11.11%) Sage
9 3 (11.11%) Symantec
9 3 (11.11%) NetApp
10 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.70%) Avaya
11 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
11 1 (3.70%) Brocade
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