The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 264 270
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.022% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £200 £288
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3813 4523 4544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.93% 49.05% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2686 2376
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 236
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SonicWALL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SonicWALL in the South East

SonicWALL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonicWALL in the South East

SonicWALL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
West Sussex - 1 - -
SonicWALL
England

SonicWALL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SonicWALL.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF

SonicWALL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Ubiquiti