The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 6 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 539 540 520
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 40 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.045% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
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£328 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £355 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3954 3794 2994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 7.74% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2461 2202 1758
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 154 155
Average hourly rate £20.34 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.48 £45.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in England

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in England

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

FortiGate Daily Rate Histogram in England

FortiGate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate across the England region.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Trend in England

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
London +14 23 £330 -17.50% 5
South East -15 10 £315 -3.07% 5
West Midlands -11 5 £434 +85.63% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 79 (94.05%) Firewall
2 62 (73.81%) Cisco
3 38 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (45.24%) Juniper
4 31 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (36.90%) F5
5 29 (34.52%) CheckPoint
6 28 (33.33%) VPN
7 26 (30.95%) WAN
8 25 (29.76%) LAN
9 23 (27.38%) MPLS
9 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (26.19%) CCNA
11 21 (25.00%) VLAN
11 21 (25.00%) Network Security
12 19 (22.62%) Fortinet
13 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 18 (21.43%) ITIL
13 18 (21.43%) Linux
14 17 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (19.05%) VoIP
16 15 (17.86%) BGP
17 14 (16.67%) CCNP
18 13 (15.48%) HP
18 13 (15.48%) OSPF
18 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
18 13 (15.48%) Firmware
18 13 (15.48%) IP Telephony
18 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
18 13 (15.48%) Kalman Filter

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (94.05%) Firewall
2 31 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (33.33%) VPN
4 26 (30.95%) WAN
5 25 (29.76%) LAN
6 23 (27.38%) MPLS
6 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (25.00%) Network Security
7 21 (25.00%) VLAN
8 16 (19.05%) VoIP
9 15 (17.86%) BGP
10 13 (15.48%) IP Telephony
10 13 (15.48%) OSPF
11 12 (14.29%) ISDN
12 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
13 9 (10.71%) Wireshark
13 9 (10.71%) BIG-IP
14 8 (9.52%) Ethernet
15 7 (8.33%) SSL
16 6 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Network Support
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Design Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) IP Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Firewall Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Network Support Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Network Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Environment Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Support Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.19%) Replication
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.29%) CentOS
4 6 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
2 13 (15.48%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (13.10%) Network Design
4 8 (9.52%) Migration
4 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.33%) Change Management
5 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.76%) Information Security
8 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Service Management
8 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.57%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (26.19%) CCNA
3 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.67%) CCNP
5 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.95%) CCIE
7 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.76%) CCSA
7 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.76%) CISSP
8 3 (3.57%) CCSE
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.38%) CCIP
9 2 (2.38%) MCSE
9 2 (2.38%) CCDP
10 1 (1.19%) CCDA
10 1 (1.19%) CCSP
10 1 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Firmware
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.38%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.38%) Snort
3 2 (2.38%) Squid
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.38%) Iperf
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (73.81%) Cisco
2 38 (45.24%) Juniper
3 31 (36.90%) F5
4 29 (34.52%) CheckPoint
5 19 (22.62%) Fortinet
6 13 (15.48%) HP
7 10 (11.90%) VMware
8 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.33%) Nortel
10 6 (7.14%) McAfee
10 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.57%) IBM
13 2 (2.38%) Sun
13 2 (2.38%) Citrix
13 2 (2.38%) Nokia
13 2 (2.38%) Remedy
14 1 (1.19%) Google
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