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 26 June 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.

WatchGuard
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 414 439
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25  
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.045% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £310 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £198 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £422 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £275
% change year-on-year -31.25% +45.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8594 8848 10276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.40% 41.39% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5811 6111 6782
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 110 250
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WatchGuard in London

WatchGuard
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 1 - - 1
WatchGuard
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) D-Link
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP

WatchGuard
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) D-Link
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Redback
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware