The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 427 418
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.045% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £275 £406 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.30% +23.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £307 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -21.87% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8559 8971 10328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.29% 41.33% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5792 6194 6826
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 115 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.00% -6.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.65 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SonicWALL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SonicWALL in London

SonicWALL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonicWALL in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SonicWALL.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) Avaya
5 4 (44.44%) PABX
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (44.44%) Meraki
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (33.33%) Cyberoam
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) CentOS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) 4G
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science

SonicWALL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) PABX
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) 3G
5 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 3 (33.33%) DSL
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) IPv4
5 3 (33.33%) IPv6
5 3 (33.33%) L2TP
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 4 (44.44%) Meraki
5 3 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Cyberoam
5 3 (33.33%) Draytek
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) D-Link
6 1 (11.11%) Huawei
6 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard