Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 604 606
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 26 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.057% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 3
London median daily rate £133 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.54% -12.00% -
England median daily rate £133 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -57.35% -2.34% +21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £16.75

WatchGuard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19048 19236 19516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.82% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12946 12814 12934
London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 281 397
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WatchGuard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +4 1 - - 3
WatchGuard
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 12 (46.15%) Office 365
5 12 (46.15%) GFI Software
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 10 (38.46%) Barracuda Networks
6 10 (38.46%) Juniper
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) IIS
9 7 (26.92%) SSL
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 5 (19.23%) SAN
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 5 (19.23%) SCCM
11 5 (19.23%) SCOM
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016

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 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) SSL
4 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.69%) WAAS
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) HTTP
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Electronics
3 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Android
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.85%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (3.85%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CWNA
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
1 5 (19.23%) SCOM
1 5 (19.23%) SCOrch
1 5 (19.23%) SCSM
1 5 (19.23%) vMotion
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) GFI Software
5 10 (38.46%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (38.46%) Juniper
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.54%) Aruba
8 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
8 3 (11.54%) McAfee
8 3 (11.54%) SonicWALL
9 2 (7.69%) F5
9 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (7.69%) Sophos
9 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.85%) D-Link