The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / London
Rank 401 415 408
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.044% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.77% +38.46%  

WatchGuard is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8127 9044 9343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.31% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5443 6014 6025
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 132 200
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in London

WatchGuard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WatchGuard in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WatchGuard in London

WatchGuard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WatchGuard in London

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos