The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Barracuda Networks products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Barracuda Networks over the 3 months to 26 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 Barracuda Networks.

Barracuda Networks
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 629 623
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6  
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 15 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.092% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
Median daily rate £475 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £208
% change year-on-year +16.00% +80.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Barracuda Networks 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Barracuda Networks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Barracuda Networks in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Barracuda Networks in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Barracuda Networks over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Barracuda Networks in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Barracuda Networks in the UK

Barracuda Networks
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Barracuda Networks within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +27 15 £475 +26.66% 3
London -7 7 £475 +4.10% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £443 -
Sheffield - 4 £443 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £443 -
South East +24 3 £375 +2.73% 1
Surrey +3 2 £375 -
Staines +7 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £380 -
East of England - 1 £380 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £380 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Barracuda Networks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Barracuda Networks.

1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) CCNP
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (25.00%) Xen
6 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) Jetty
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) WildFly
6 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

Barracuda Networks
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (25.00%) Jetty
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (25.00%) WildFly
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) ADSL
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) JBehave
3 1 (5.00%) jMock
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (15.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) JDBC
1 1 (5.00%) JMS
1 1 (5.00%) JMX
1 1 (5.00%) Kafka
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) AOP
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Scala
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) Xen
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard