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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 421 411 413
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£261 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £306 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 - 1 £173 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) FileMaker
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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