The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.81%
WatchGuard
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
383 328 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.53% 44.57% 50.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 164 204
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WatchGuard
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WatchGuard across the Birmingham region.

WatchGuard Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham