Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 840 825
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 -22
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 37 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.070% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 21
England median daily rate £300 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +3.17% +14.55%
10th Percentile £180 £175 £163
90th Percentile £499 £475 £413
UK median daily rate £300 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -7.69% +3.17% +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
England median hourly rate £162.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +828.57% -22.22% +125.00%
10th Percentile £156.25 £16.25 £17.20
90th Percentile £168.75 £18.75 £172.50
UK median hourly rate £162.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +828.57% -22.22% +125.00%

SonicWALL is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40589 43972 44998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.19% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 27172 27041
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1360 1545 1935
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
South East +6 12 £425 +159.54% 1
North of England +48 7 £300 +9.09% 6
London -19 7 £240 -40.00% 4
South West -7 6 £238 -47.22% 1
North West +25 5 £275 -21.43% 3
Midlands - 4 £325 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +16 2 £313 +56.25% 2
East of England -5 1 £188 -
SonicWALL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 24 (64.86%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 16 (43.24%) VPN
4 16 (43.24%) DNS
4 16 (43.24%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) Dell
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 14 (37.84%) DHCP
6 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
9 11 (29.73%) Wireless
9 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (29.73%) Palo Alto
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
10 9 (24.32%) Office 365
10 9 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (24.32%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
10 9 (24.32%) Citrix
10 9 (24.32%) SAN
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.62%) Veeam
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (18.92%) Network Security

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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.41%) G Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) DNS
2 16 (43.24%) VPN
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) LAN
4 14 (37.84%) DHCP
5 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (29.73%) Wireless
7 9 (24.32%) SAN
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (18.92%) Internet
9 7 (18.92%) Network Security
9 7 (18.92%) VLAN
10 6 (16.22%) VoIP
10 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (13.51%) MPLS
12 4 (10.81%) BGP
12 4 (10.81%) IPsec
12 4 (10.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) BYOD
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) Android
7 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Unix
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Server Patching
3 5 (13.51%) SIEM
4 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) Web Filtering
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.11%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (8.11%) Server Building
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.81%) C-shell
1 4 (10.81%) Korn
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) DBS Check
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) CWNA
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.81%) NFS
6 3 (8.11%) Firmware
6 3 (8.11%) XenServer
7 2 (5.41%) Openswan
7 2 (5.41%) pfSense
8 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
8 1 (2.70%) XenApp
8 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) SmoothWall
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) Dell
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) Palo Alto
5 9 (24.32%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) Veeam
7 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
7 7 (18.92%) Juniper
8 6 (16.22%) Meraki
9 5 (13.51%) WatchGuard
10 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.81%) EqualLogic
10 4 (10.81%) F5
10 4 (10.81%) NetIQ
10 4 (10.81%) Sophos
11 3 (8.11%) Draytek
11 3 (8.11%) NETGEAR
11 3 (8.11%) Ruckus Wireless