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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 610 623 585
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 9 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.015% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.036% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £320 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +54.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £320 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £234
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £245
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 21
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.81%
WatchGuard
UK

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
22294 22493 23792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.70% 43.25% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13752 13554 13684
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 974 1106
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.79 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -6.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.01 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London - 5 £275 - 1
South West - 3 £325 - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 England region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) VoIP
4 9 (45.00%) Fortinet
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) MPLS
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
8 5 (25.00%) VPLS
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) NetScreen

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) VoIP
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) VLAN
5 5 (25.00%) BGP
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) FabricPath
5 5 (25.00%) Internet
5 5 (25.00%) NetScreen
5 5 (25.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (25.00%) VPLS
6 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) Skype
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Replication
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 9 (45.00%) Fortinet
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) F5
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Reuters
8 2 (10.00%) Veeam
9 1 (5.00%) CommVault
9 1 (5.00%) Draytek
9 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
9 1 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (5.00%) Spiceworks
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (5.00%) ZyXEL
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