The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SonicWALL
UK
Rank 591 639 605
Rank change year-on-year +48 -34  
Contract jobs citing SonicWALL 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.013% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £225 £250 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £170 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £200 £288
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SonicWALL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +36 5 £225 -10.00% 18
London +30 3 £200 -44.82% 5
South East +27 1 - - 1
City of London +5 1 £155 -57.24% 1
Preston - 1 £250 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £250 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
North West - 1 £250 - 4

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for SonicWALL.

1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Dell
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) Apple
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

SonicWALL
Top Related 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) ADSL
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) VPLS
7 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Database Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (6.25%) VyOS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) ACMT
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Dell
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) Apple
5 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
7 2 (12.50%) Meraki
8 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (6.25%) Aruba
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) Kaseya
8 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds