The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 165 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.017% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
WatchGuard
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1436 2566 2552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.22% 43.35% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1900 1739
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 63 54
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £32.50 £34.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WatchGuard across the City of London region.

WatchGuard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WatchGuard
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WatchGuard 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 City of London region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper