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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 406 421 380
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -41
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.027% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £243 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.55% -42.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +37.93%
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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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
City of London - - - -
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England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) KiloStream
3 1 (33.33%) MegaStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee