The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SonicWALL over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SonicWALL, Inc.

SonicWALL
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 610 610
Rank change year-on-year +26 0  
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 17 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.059% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -21.87% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £162.50 - -

SonicWALL is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19019 22047 22494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.98% 44.46% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11634 13837 13470
Median daily rate £430 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 739 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SonicWALL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SonicWALL in England

SonicWALL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SonicWALL in England

SonicWALL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SonicWALL in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SonicWALL in England

SonicWALL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonicWALL in England

SonicWALL
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 SonicWALL within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London +5 6 £275 -35.29% 4
North West - 5 £250 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
South East - 2 £475 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £310 - 3
East of England - 1 £375 -
SonicWALL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SonicWALL.

1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) Dell
5 10 (45.45%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) MPLS
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (36.36%) Office 365
7 8 (36.36%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 8 (36.36%) VLAN
8 7 (31.82%) Avaya
9 6 (27.27%) Juniper
9 6 (27.27%) CCNP
9 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
9 6 (27.27%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) BGP
9 6 (27.27%) DSL
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

SonicWALL
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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) MPLS
2 10 (45.45%) Wireless
3 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 8 (36.36%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) VLAN
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) DSL
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 6 (27.27%) LAN
5 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (18.18%) IPv4
7 4 (18.18%) IPv6
7 4 (18.18%) PABX
7 4 (18.18%) SNMP
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Support
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Licensing
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) CentOS
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (4.55%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.55%) APMP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
1 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.64%) vMotion
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (45.45%) Dell
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Avaya
5 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 6 (27.27%) Meraki
6 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
6 5 (22.73%) Veeam
7 3 (13.64%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Cyberoam
7 3 (13.64%) Draytek
7 3 (13.64%) NETGEAR
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) Synology
7 3 (13.64%) WatchGuard
8 2 (9.09%) D-Link
8 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto