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 26 November 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 522 554 544
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 52 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.26% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 5
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £254 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 -
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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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
4140 3387 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.08% 7.16% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2590 2097 1694
Average daily rate £418 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 187
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
South East - 31 £375 - 3
London +25 18 £345 - 3
East of England -9 2 - - 1
East Midlands +4 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 72 (88.89%) Firewall
2 55 (67.90%) Cisco
3 38 (46.91%) Juniper
4 31 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 27 (33.33%) BGP
6 27 (33.33%) Network Security
7 25 (30.86%) Fortinet
8 21 (25.93%) OSPF
8 21 (25.93%) WAN
9 20 (24.69%) VPN
10 19 (23.46%) Windows
11 17 (20.99%) Linux
11 17 (20.99%) MPLS
11 17 (20.99%) F5
12 16 (19.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (19.75%) CCNA
13 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.52%) Wireshark
14 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
14 14 (17.28%) VMware
15 12 (14.81%) ITIL
15 12 (14.81%) Network Architecture
16 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
16 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.58%) PKI
16 11 (13.58%) LAN
16 11 (13.58%) CCNP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (88.89%) Firewall
2 31 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (33.33%) BGP
3 27 (33.33%) Network Security
4 21 (25.93%) OSPF
4 21 (25.93%) WAN
5 20 (24.69%) VPN
6 17 (20.99%) MPLS
7 16 (19.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.52%) Wireshark
9 11 (13.58%) LAN
10 9 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (11.11%) VLAN
10 9 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.88%) IPsec
11 8 (9.88%) VoIP
11 8 (9.88%) SSL
12 6 (7.41%) DNS
13 5 (6.17%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (11.11%) Retail
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Environment Manager
6 5 (6.17%) IP Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Firewall Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) PKI
2 6 (7.41%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Linux
3 16 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.35%) CentOS
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) UNIX
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) ITIL
1 12 (14.81%) Network Architecture
2 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (11.11%) Migration
4 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.17%) Network Management
6 5 (6.17%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.17%) Change Management
6 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.17%) Validation
7 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
1 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) Tcl
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.75%) CCNA
3 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.58%) CCNP
5 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) CISSP
6 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (6.17%) CCIE
8 4 (4.94%) MCSE
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.94%) MCITP
8 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) CCSA
9 3 (3.70%) CCDP
9 3 (3.70%) CCSP
10 2 (2.47%) CCIP
10 2 (2.47%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.47%) CCSE
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) ProxySG
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
3 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
5 1 (1.23%) Snort
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.94%) Nessus
2 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (67.90%) Cisco
2 38 (46.91%) Juniper
3 27 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 25 (30.86%) Fortinet
5 17 (20.99%) F5
6 14 (17.28%) VMware
7 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.41%) Aruba
10 5 (6.17%) 3Com
10 5 (6.17%) Nokia
11 4 (4.94%) HP
11 4 (4.94%) Dell
11 4 (4.94%) Symantec
12 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.47%) Citrix
13 2 (2.47%) Avaya
13 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
14 1 (1.23%) SevOne