The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 144 194 -
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.097% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
FortiGate
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 409 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 7.96% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 299 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Nokia

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) FabricPath
4 1 (16.67%) FCoE
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) VMware