The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 56 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% - 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.72%
WatchGuard
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 370 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.28% 56.75% 55.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 183 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.89 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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

WatchGuard
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £425 -
WatchGuard
East of England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware