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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
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
330 440 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.81% 51.58% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 213 151
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.94 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for 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

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:

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