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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 606 621 573
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 11 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.010% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.022% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £261 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.11% -0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £190 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £332 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00
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
21633 22711 21913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.43% 44.75% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13584 13614 12638
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 1027 974
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South West - 5 £400 - 2
London +17 4 £310 +18.66% 2
Yorkshire -3 1 £300 - 2
South East - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
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UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (29.41%) FabricPath
6 5 (29.41%) VPLS
6 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
6 5 (29.41%) MPLS
6 5 (29.41%) OSPF
6 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Network Design
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) VoIP
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) VLAN
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
4 5 (29.41%) FabricPath
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (29.41%) VPLS
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Reuters
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) CommVault
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Spiceworks
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam