Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 Barracuda Networks.

Barracuda Networks
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 855 856
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Barracuda Networks 43 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.055% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 9
UK median daily rate £450 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -4.38% +26.98%
10th Percentile £300 £175 £325
90th Percentile £538 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +28.38% -7.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
UK median hourly rate £21.00 - £21.53
10th Percentile £20.50 - £20.41
90th Percentile £21.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £21.53

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Barracuda Networks
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Barracuda Networks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 10 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 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
England +33 43 £450 +17.65% 3
London -4 25 £450 -5.26% 1
UK excluding London +21 18 £475 +28.38% 2
South East +1 11 £500 +37.93% 2
East of England -4 4 £300 -33.33%
North of England +53 1 £450 -
Midlands +20 1 £300 -11.11%
East Midlands 0 1 £300 -11.11%
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (81.40%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Juniper
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco
4 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.88%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) VPN
6 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
7 12 (27.91%) Linux
8 11 (25.58%) ITIL
8 11 (25.58%) VMware
8 11 (25.58%) WatchGuard
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
9 10 (23.26%) Palo Alto
9 10 (23.26%) Network Security
10 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.93%) HTTP
10 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.93%) FortiGate
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) LAN
11 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
12 7 (16.28%) SAN
12 7 (16.28%) Citrix
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) Jetty
6 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
3 14 (32.56%) VPN
4 10 (23.26%) Network Security
5 9 (20.93%) HTTP
6 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (16.28%) SAN
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) Wireless
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.63%) SSL
10 3 (6.98%) DHCP
10 3 (6.98%) WAN
11 2 (4.65%) SMTP
11 2 (4.65%) VLAN
11 2 (4.65%) WAAS
12 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Gerrit
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) JBehave
4 1 (2.33%) jMock
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Check Point Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) JDBC
2 1 (2.33%) JMS
2 1 (2.33%) JMX
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Kafka
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCNA
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCSA
3 5 (11.63%) CCSE
4 4 (9.30%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CCENT
5 2 (4.65%) CWNA
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) FortiGate
2 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) SCOM
3 5 (11.63%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.63%) SCSM
3 5 (11.63%) vMotion
4 4 (9.30%) Ansible
5 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Juniper
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) WatchGuard
5 10 (23.26%) Palo Alto
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
8 5 (11.63%) Meraki
9 4 (9.30%) F5
9 4 (9.30%) HP
9 4 (9.30%) McAfee
9 4 (9.30%) Remedy
9 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.30%) Symantec
10 3 (6.98%) IBM
10 3 (6.98%) Kaspersky
10 3 (6.98%) Red Hat