The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services 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 Fortinet over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet
Rank 190 197 208
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.15% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £340
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-57.89% +48.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 Fortinet across the City of London region.

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Juniper
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) F5
6 8 (44.44%) CCIE
6 8 (44.44%) CCNP
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
7 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
9 4 (22.22%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) VLAN
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (16.67%) Migration
10 3 (16.67%) HP
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Multicast
11 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Multicast
5 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) IGMP
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Low Latency
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCIE
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.11%) Iperf
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Juniper
2 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) F5
4 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) BMC