The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 411 387 422
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £463 £288 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
WatchGuard
England

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
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England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Avaya
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Wiki
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) AVG
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