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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SonicWALL
Rank 629 616 604
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 13 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.068% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Median daily rate £400 £320 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £178 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £150
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
23809 24915 24208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.47% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 14618 13667
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 1122 1033
Median hourly rate £20.32 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 25 June 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 12 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 25 June 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 -4 13 £400 +23.07% 19
South West +12 9 £400 +263.63% 1
Dorset -5 5 £400 +263.63%
Bournemouth - 5 £400 -
London +6 4 £425 +28.78% 6
Wiltshire - 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Derby - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) VLAN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 8 (50.00%) BGP
6 7 (43.75%) Internet
6 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 7 (43.75%) Migration
7 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
7 6 (37.50%) MPLS
7 6 (37.50%) Project Management
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
8 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
8 5 (31.25%) VPLS
8 5 (31.25%) Network Design
8 5 (31.25%) WatchGuard
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) FabricPath

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 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (62.50%) VLAN
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (43.75%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 5 (31.25%) FabricPath
7 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
7 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) VPLS
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) HSRP
8 3 (18.75%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Juniper Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 5 (31.25%) WatchGuard
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Meraki
9 1 (6.25%) arcserve
9 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (6.25%) Reuters
9 1 (6.25%) Siemens
9 1 (6.25%) SunGard
9 1 (6.25%) Temenos