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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 422 426 426
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
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 0.043% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £180 £261 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.10% -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 - £11.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.72%
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
9398 9924 10250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.22% 44.37% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6400 6430 6717
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 225 213
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.38 £50.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Reuters
5 2 (33.33%) ADSL
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
6 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (16.67%) Japanese Language
6 1 (16.67%) FortiGate

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 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
4 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
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
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Reuters