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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 513 530 503
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 50 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.31% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 3
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
3808 3271 2670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.35% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2339 1949 1466
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 139 194
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.78 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East - 30 £375 -
London +16 18 £314 -17.97%
East of England +8 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 80 (96.39%) Firewall
2 63 (75.90%) Cisco
3 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (43.37%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (42.17%) Juniper
6 27 (32.53%) CCNA
6 27 (32.53%) Linux
7 26 (31.33%) CheckPoint
7 26 (31.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (28.92%) BGP
9 22 (26.51%) MPLS
9 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (25.30%) F5
10 21 (25.30%) VPN
11 20 (24.10%) Wireshark
11 20 (24.10%) Network Security
12 19 (22.89%) Fortinet
12 19 (22.89%) WAN
12 19 (22.89%) Windows
13 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
13 17 (20.48%) CentOS
14 15 (18.07%) OSPF
14 15 (18.07%) ITIL
15 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
15 14 (16.87%) Bash Shell
15 14 (16.87%) Network Architecture
15 14 (16.87%) PKI
16 13 (15.66%) VLAN
16 13 (15.66%) DV Cleared
16 13 (15.66%) Network Monitoring

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (96.39%) Firewall
2 36 (43.37%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (28.92%) BGP
4 22 (26.51%) MPLS
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (25.30%) VPN
6 20 (24.10%) Wireshark
6 20 (24.10%) Network Security
7 19 (22.89%) WAN
8 15 (18.07%) OSPF
9 13 (15.66%) VLAN
9 13 (15.66%) VoIP
10 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
10 12 (14.46%) LAN
11 11 (13.25%) IP Telephony
12 10 (12.05%) ISDN
13 8 (9.64%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (9.64%) IPsec
14 7 (8.43%) SSL
15 6 (7.23%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.23%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Security Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Environment Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Test Manager
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Network Support
9 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Test Environment Manager
10 4 (4.82%) IP Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Firewall Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Cisco Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Firewall Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Programme Test Manager
12 2 (2.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) PKI
2 9 (10.84%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Linux
2 26 (31.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (22.89%) Windows
4 17 (20.48%) CentOS
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Network Architecture
3 13 (15.66%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (13.25%) Migration
4 11 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.84%) Project Management
7 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.43%) Change Management
8 7 (8.43%) Supplier Management
8 7 (8.43%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.23%) Validation
10 5 (6.02%) Network Management
11 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
1 14 (16.87%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.53%) CCNA
3 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (15.66%) DV Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (8.43%) CCNP
7 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.82%) CCIE
8 3 (3.61%) CCSA
8 3 (3.61%) CISSP
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.41%) CCIP
9 2 (2.41%) CCSP
10 1 (1.20%) CCSE
10 1 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) CCDP
10 1 (1.20%) MCSE
10 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Firmware
2 7 (8.43%) vSphere
2 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.41%) Squid
4 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Snort
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.82%) Nessus
3 3 (3.61%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (75.90%) Cisco
2 35 (42.17%) Juniper
3 26 (31.33%) CheckPoint
4 21 (25.30%) F5
5 19 (22.89%) Fortinet
6 12 (14.46%) VMware
7 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.02%) 3Com
10 5 (6.02%) Aruba
11 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) Nokia
12 3 (3.61%) IBM
12 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.41%) Citrix
14 1 (1.20%) Radware
14 1 (1.20%) Redback
14 1 (1.20%) AppSense
14 1 (1.20%) Symantec