The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 529 533 545
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £263
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21627 21477 24220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 47.14% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12375 11896 12637
Average daily rate £388 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +3.24%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1164 1263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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
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 11 July 2014. 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
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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
East of England - 10 £331 - 4
South East -6 8 - - 1
London -3 1 - - 1
South West -24 1 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) Kaspersky
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco
6 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (29.73%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) Juniper
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (21.62%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (18.92%) Network Design
11 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) NetApp
12 6 (16.22%) SAN
12 6 (16.22%) VPN
12 6 (16.22%) SAS
12 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (16.22%) NAS
12 6 (16.22%) Migration
13 5 (13.51%) Veeam

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (16.22%) SAS
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
4 6 (16.22%) NAS
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 6 (16.22%) SAN
5 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
5 5 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (10.81%) SSL
6 4 (10.81%) VoIP
7 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) ISDN
9 1 (2.70%) LAN
9 1 (2.70%) WAN
9 1 (2.70%) RIP
9 1 (2.70%) OSPF
9 1 (2.70%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Kindle
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) VB
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.81%) CCA
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCT
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) NCDA
5 1 (2.70%) NCIE
5 1 (2.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Server
4 4 (10.81%) XenServer
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 13 (35.14%) Kaspersky
4 11 (29.73%) Citrix
5 10 (27.03%) Juniper
6 8 (21.62%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) NetApp
8 5 (13.51%) CommVault
8 5 (13.51%) Veeam
9 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.81%) McAfee
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) Imperva
11 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.70%) Trustwave
11 1 (2.70%) Sun
11 1 (2.70%) Dell
11 1 (2.70%) EMC
11 1 (2.70%) Siemens
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