The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.46% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £320 £268
% change year-on-year
+21.09% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.32% 8.70% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 16
Average daily rate £210 £345 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FortiGate across the Birmingham region.

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

FortiGate
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing FortiGate 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 FortiGate.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Radware
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing FortiGate 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 FortiGate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Radware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet