The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £294
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 322 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.94% 52.61% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 166 165
Average daily rate £350 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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East of England

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WatchGuard Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WatchGuard Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WatchGuard
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £331 -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Watford - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (71.43%) CommVault
3 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Replication
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) NCDA
1 1 (14.29%) NCIE
1 1 (14.29%) VCAP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) CommVault
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Sun