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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SonicWALL
Rank 576 583 558
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 17 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.062% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
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£250 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £143 -
% change year-on-year
+92.98% -
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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 16 £225 -6.25% 25
West Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 2
London -3 4 £220 -8.33% 7
South East -18 2 £233 - 3
Surrey - 2 £233 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 12
East of England +18 1 £225 +57.89%
South Wales +3 1 £300 - 3
Wales -2 1 £300 - 3
North West - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 11
Chorley - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £300 -
Northampton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Telford - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Cisco
3 27 (67.50%) Firewall
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) VPN
6 18 (45.00%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (37.50%) DNS
9 14 (35.00%) WAN
9 14 (35.00%) Wireless
10 13 (32.50%) DHCP
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (30.00%) LAN
12 11 (27.50%) SQL
12 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
12 11 (27.50%) IIS
12 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (25.00%) VLAN
13 10 (25.00%) Linux
13 10 (25.00%) VoIP
13 10 (25.00%) Avaya
13 10 (25.00%) Juniper
13 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 10 (25.00%) McAfee
14 9 (22.50%) MPLS
14 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
14 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.50%) MS Exchange
1 11 (27.50%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) DNS
4 14 (35.00%) WAN
4 14 (35.00%) Wireless
5 13 (32.50%) DHCP
6 12 (30.00%) LAN
7 10 (25.00%) VoIP
7 10 (25.00%) VLAN
8 9 (22.50%) MPLS
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) Internet
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (12.50%) IP Telephony
11 5 (12.50%) WLAN
11 5 (12.50%) SSL
12 4 (10.00%) SAN
12 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
12 4 (10.00%) OSPF
12 4 (10.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) Handset
4 2 (5.00%) IVR
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Kindle
5 1 (2.50%) SecurID
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (5.00%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) UNIX
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (12.50%) DevOps
2 4 (10.00%) SIEM
2 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) MCSE
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (2.50%) BS25999
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) NetCrunch
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 10 (25.00%) Avaya
4 10 (25.00%) Juniper
4 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) McAfee
5 8 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) Dell
5 8 (20.00%) WatchGuard
6 7 (17.50%) F5
7 6 (15.00%) Veeam
8 5 (12.50%) Polycom
8 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 5 (12.50%) Citrix
9 4 (10.00%) Websense
9 4 (10.00%) Stonesoft
10 3 (7.50%) Sophos
11 2 (5.00%) Nortel
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