The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 543 530 512
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.045% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£300 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -44.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £243 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -42.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WatchGuard across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in England

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WatchGuard Daily Rate Trend in England

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WatchGuard Daily Rate Histogram in England

WatchGuard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WatchGuard Hourly Rate Trend in England

WatchGuard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 4 £400 +64.94%
London -5 4 £310 +30.52% 3
South West - 3 £213 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 3
North West - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard.

1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 14 (42.42%) Citrix
7 13 (39.39%) VMware
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) VoIP
9 11 (33.33%) VLAN
10 10 (30.30%) VPN
10 10 (30.30%) MPLS
10 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (27.27%) Kindle
11 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) XenServer
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (18.18%) Juniper
14 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
14 6 (18.18%) SSL
14 6 (18.18%) CCNP
14 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
15 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
16 4 (12.12%) SAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) VoIP
2 11 (33.33%) VLAN
3 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 10 (30.30%) MPLS
4 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 6 (18.18%) SSL
5 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.12%) SAN
6 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 4 (12.12%) ISDN
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) BGP
8 2 (6.06%) VRRP
8 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) ADSL
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Kindle
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.06%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (3.03%) Fedora
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
2 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.06%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Change Control
3 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.03%) Line Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.18%) CCNP
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) XenServer
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Juniper
6 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
7 4 (12.12%) Imperva
7 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.09%) Mitel
8 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) McAfee
9 2 (6.06%) Sophos
9 2 (6.06%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Draytek
10 1 (3.03%) Acronis
10 1 (3.03%) F5
10 1 (3.03%) Trustwave
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