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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SonicWALL
UK
Rank 584 591 591
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 9 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.097% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
Median daily rate £200 £170 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £166 £260
% change year-on-year
+170.67% -36.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
20304 21658 22770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.26% 43.32% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12487 12740 13329
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 863 997
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 11 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +14 9 £200 +11.11% 14
London +4 4 £200 -11.11% 3
South East +14 2 - - 4
Bournemouth +6 2 £450 +150.00%
Dorset +1 2 £450 +150.00%
South West 0 2 £450 +150.00%
Crawley - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 £188 - 1
City of London - 1 £155 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £188 - 1

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Office 365
8 6 (31.58%) Network Design
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Juniper
8 6 (31.58%) Wireless
9 5 (26.32%) Apple
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) Dell
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) VLAN
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
10 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) Veeam

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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) SSL
5 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) ADSL
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) NAS
7 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Support
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ACMT
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Apple
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (21.05%) Veeam
7 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.79%) WatchGuard
8 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 2 (10.53%) Meraki
8 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (5.26%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) Kaseya
9 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks