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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 413 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £190 £261 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -43.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
8984 9864 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.34% 44.48% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 6455 6451
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 252 206
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Reuters
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Network Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) VMware