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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 553 553 571
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 26 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.031% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£208 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.90% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -
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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
23934 22343 24958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.62% 46.39% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 12876 13105
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
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 1101 1010 1277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 -6 21 £175 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £240 -12.72% 1
South East -7 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 1 - -
London - - - - 5
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
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WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (90.00%) Firewall
2 33 (66.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) Citrix
4 23 (46.00%) Cisco
5 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
6 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (40.00%) ITIL
8 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (36.00%) VLAN
9 17 (34.00%) XenServer
9 17 (34.00%) VoIP
10 16 (32.00%) VMware
11 15 (30.00%) Kindle
11 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (30.00%) ISO 9001
12 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (22.00%) VPN
13 11 (22.00%) Kaspersky
14 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.00%) Juniper
15 8 (16.00%) SSL
15 8 (16.00%) HP
15 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
16 7 (14.00%) MPLS
17 6 (12.00%) Internet
17 6 (12.00%) SAN
17 6 (12.00%) ISDN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.00%) SAS
5 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) VLAN
3 17 (34.00%) VoIP
4 11 (22.00%) VPN
5 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (16.00%) SSL
7 7 (14.00%) MPLS
7 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (12.00%) ISDN
8 6 (12.00%) SAN
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
8 6 (12.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (10.00%) NAS
9 5 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.00%) WAN
11 1 (2.00%) LAN
11 1 (2.00%) RIP
11 1 (2.00%) ADSL
11 1 (2.00%) OSPF
11 1 (2.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Kindle
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Fedora
6 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Network Design
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) VB
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.00%) CCA
2 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCSA
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MCT
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) XenServer
2 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Citrix
2 23 (46.00%) Cisco
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.00%) Kaspersky
6 9 (18.00%) Juniper
7 8 (16.00%) HP
8 6 (12.00%) Imperva
9 5 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 5 (10.00%) Veeam
9 5 (10.00%) CommVault
9 5 (10.00%) NetApp
10 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.00%) McAfee
11 2 (4.00%) Mitel
11 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.00%) Trustwave
12 1 (2.00%) Brocade
12 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
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