The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Fortinet, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 62 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.97% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.00
Fortinet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 392 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.52% 47.52% 54.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 167 248
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 30
Average hourly rate £16.13 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.35 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fortinet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fortinet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £280 -
Chester - - - -
Fortinet
North West

Fortinet
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) TACACS
3 4 (50.00%) Websense
4 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) GCIA
5 2 (25.00%) GCIH
5 2 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) TACACS
3 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) GCIA
1 2 (25.00%) GCIH
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Websense
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint