Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SmoothWall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SmoothWall over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmoothWall
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 853 840
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13 -10
Contract jobs citing SmoothWall 9 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.089% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
England median daily rate £269 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £166 £178 £291
90th Percentile £369 £409 £350
UK median daily rate £263 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -30.00% +15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SmoothWall is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10169 10942 8989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.13% 11.12% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 7052 5561
England median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 238 316
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.96% +1.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.28 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -18.18% +8.99% +1.38%

SmoothWall
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SmoothWall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SmoothWall in England

SmoothWall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SmoothWall in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SmoothWall in England

SmoothWall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SmoothWall in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SmoothWall in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SmoothWall in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SmoothWall in England

SmoothWall
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SmoothWall within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +55 4 £278 -26.00%
London +18 3 £168 -44.17%
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
South West - 2 £356 -
North West +7 1 £280 -25.33%
SmoothWall
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SmoothWall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SmoothWall.

1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Veeam
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) DBS Check
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
6 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (33.33%) BYOD
6 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
6 3 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Sophos
6 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP

SmoothWall
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) BYOD
2 2 (22.22%) HP Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DBS Check
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
4 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Veeam
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 3 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Meraki
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel