The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / London
Rank 394 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.023% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £270 £180 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £172 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £188 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £166 £269
% change year-on-year
+170.67% -38.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8387 8591 9541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.21% 41.01% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5607 5595 6368
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 149 205
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in London

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WatchGuard Daily Rate Trend in London

WatchGuard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WatchGuard Hourly Rate Trend in London

WatchGuard
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
6 3 (27.27%) Skype
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Reuters
7 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
8 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 2 (18.18%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos