Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 840 854
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -43
Contract jobs citing SmoothWall 3 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.023% 0.077% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
England median daily rate £265 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -25.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £263
90th Percentile £285 £388 £406
UK median daily rate £265 £278 £375
% change year-on-year -4.50% -26.00% +15.38%
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 12,954 10,399 11,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.91% 11.46% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,786 6,981 7,429
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 240 248
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.73 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £48.49
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +3.89% -25.86% +21.40%

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 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 22 September 2018. 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 West -19 1 £265 -7.83%
North of England -24 1 £265 -5.36%
London -25 1 £190 +5.56%
East Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
SmoothWall
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SmoothWall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SmoothWall.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN

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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Network Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Server Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam