Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 378 382
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing WatchGuard 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.025% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
South East median daily rate £275 £263 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -35.58% -
10th Percentile £263 £200 £310
90th Percentile £288 £325 £438
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
South East 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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8109 8089 9119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.15% 48.38% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4665 4653 5093
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £535
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 400 430
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.07 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £45.05
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WatchGuard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in the South East

WatchGuard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WatchGuard in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WatchGuard 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Surrey - 1 £275 -
WatchGuard
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

WatchGuard
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec