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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 422 421 425
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £310 £261 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00
WatchGuard
England

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
8919 10295 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.20% 44.09% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6146 6804 6601
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 256 206
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £52.17 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

WatchGuard Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +38 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £450 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Juniper
1 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Reuters
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) FabricPath
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
1 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) VMware