Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 795 847
Rank change year-on-year -37 +52 -47
Contract jobs citing SmoothWall 7 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.058% 0.087% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
England median daily rate £265 £285 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.02% -13.96% +1.92%
10th Percentile £250 £138 £269
90th Percentile £313 £295 £404
UK median daily rate £265 £285 £331
% change year-on-year -7.02% -13.96% +1.92%
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 12,087 9,154 10,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 10.84% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,096 6,067 6,863
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 207 243
England median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -20.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.22 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% -17.02% +17.50%

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 25 June 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 of England -34 5 £265 -10.17%
North West -19 4 £258 -12.71%
South West +10 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 £275 -
London - 1 £325 -
SmoothWall
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Migration

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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) HP SIM
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (28.57%) vMotion
5 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Altiris
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
5 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam