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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SonicWALL
Rank 631 658 623
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 18 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.048% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 15
Median daily rate £250 £178 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -38.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £180 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £178 £288
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -38.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £93.75 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.33% +1002.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £93.75 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +1002.94%

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
23687 25089 26232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.78% 43.27% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14486 14832 14791
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 838 1090 1173
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 September 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 20 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 September 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 +31 18 £250 +40.84% 15
Yorkshire - 8 £200 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £200 -
Leeds - 7 £200 -
South East +16 3 £164 -9.02% 5
North West - 3 £350 - 2
London 0 2 £500 - 3
Liverpool - 2 £413 -
Merseyside - 2 £413 -
East of England +13 1 £188 +7.14% 1
South West - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £140 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £188 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 15 (48.39%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (45.16%) Migration
5 14 (45.16%) Dell
5 14 (45.16%) Internet
5 14 (45.16%) MPLS
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 11 (35.48%) DHCP
8 11 (35.48%) Office 365
9 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (32.26%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) VLAN
10 9 (29.03%) Juniper
10 9 (29.03%) OSPF
10 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
11 8 (25.81%) NETGEAR
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) BGP
11 8 (25.81%) Wireless

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 (22.58%) SAS
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 14 (45.16%) Internet
3 14 (45.16%) MPLS
4 12 (38.71%) VPN
5 11 (35.48%) DHCP
6 10 (32.26%) VLAN
7 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
8 8 (25.81%) BGP
8 8 (25.81%) DSL
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) VoIP
9 7 (22.58%) VRRP
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Database Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Licensing
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) CCTV
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Software Licensing
4 6 (19.35%) Network Design
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Server Building
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
9 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) vMotion
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Dell
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) NETGEAR
7 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
7 6 (19.35%) WatchGuard
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) Intel Security
10 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
10 3 (9.68%) Veeam
11 2 (6.45%) Apple
11 2 (6.45%) Meraki
11 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
12 1 (3.23%) Siemens
12 1 (3.23%) SunGard
12 1 (3.23%) Veritas