The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / South East
Rank - 245 266
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.024% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £120 £300
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3688 4192 4588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.35% 48.28% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2145 2412 2388
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 220 212
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.40% +144.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WatchGuard
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region.

WatchGuard Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WatchGuard
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region.

WatchGuard Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WatchGuard
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SmoothWall

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba