The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 232 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4654 4075 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 48.62% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2323 1980 2368
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 324 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WatchGuard Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
Surrey - 9 £250 - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) Kaspersky
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Network Design
4 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (22.22%) Veeam
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Server
5 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) SAS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) CCA
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) Nortel

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCA
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Server
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Kaspersky
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
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