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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 584 565 572
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 22 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.057% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Average daily rate
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£289 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £154 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £342 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £15.50

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -13 19 £288 -10.15% 28
Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 1
London +16 3 £325 - 4
Birmingham -4 3 £320 - 3
West Midlands -16 3 £320 - 4
East of England -23 3 £220 -
Wales - 3 £500 -
South East -15 2 £288 -23.33% 7
South Wales - 2 £500 -
South West - 2 - - 4
North West - 2 - - 8
Surrey - 2 £288 - 4
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +18 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £220 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £220 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 3
New Malden - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Telford - - - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 27 (64.29%) Cisco
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
4 23 (54.76%) VMware
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) Dell
7 16 (38.10%) VPN
7 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
8 14 (33.33%) SAN
8 14 (33.33%) Citrix
9 13 (30.95%) WAN
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (26.19%) Wireless
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
13 9 (21.43%) Nokia
13 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
14 8 (19.05%) Sophos
14 8 (19.05%) DNS
15 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
15 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) VPN
3 14 (33.33%) SAN
4 13 (30.95%) WAN
5 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.19%) Wireless
7 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
8 8 (19.05%) DNS
9 6 (14.29%) Network Security
9 6 (14.29%) LAN
9 6 (14.29%) VoIP
10 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (11.90%) VLAN
10 5 (11.90%) NAS
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (9.52%) Internet
11 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony
12 3 (7.14%) DHCP
13 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Network Services Manager
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Change Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) EqualLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Psychology
3 4 (9.52%) Economics
4 3 (7.14%) CESG
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) PDA
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Market Research
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.76%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Data Security
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.38%) CAD
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
3 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) UAG
5 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) RHEV
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) Dell
5 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
6 14 (33.33%) Citrix
7 11 (26.19%) HP
8 9 (21.43%) Nokia
8 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
9 8 (19.05%) Sophos
10 7 (16.67%) F5
11 6 (14.29%) Draytek
11 6 (14.29%) Juniper
12 5 (11.90%) Avaya
12 5 (11.90%) McAfee
12 5 (11.90%) NETGEAR
13 4 (9.52%) Nortel
14 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
14 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
14 2 (4.76%) Symantec
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