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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 564 562 574
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 57 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.89% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 6
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £315 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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
5031 4155 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 8.21% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3225 2536 2278
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 192 154
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -5 26 £400 +21.21% 3
South East -2 21 £375 +19.04% 6
North East - 3 £263 -
West Midlands -19 2 £375 -18.25%
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 2
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 108 (91.53%) Firewall
2 96 (81.36%) Cisco
3 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (41.53%) CCNP
5 45 (38.14%) Network Security
6 44 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (37.29%) Fortinet
6 44 (37.29%) F5
7 40 (33.90%) CheckPoint
8 37 (31.36%) LAN
9 34 (28.81%) OSPF
10 31 (26.27%) BGP
10 31 (26.27%) WAN
11 28 (23.73%) Finance
12 27 (22.88%) Wireless
13 26 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (20.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (17.80%) VPN
15 21 (17.80%) DNS
16 20 (16.95%) Load Balancing
17 19 (16.10%) Telecoms
18 18 (15.25%) CCNA
19 17 (14.41%) EIGRP
19 17 (14.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 16 (13.56%) Cisco PIX
20 16 (13.56%) Juniper
20 16 (13.56%) TCP/IP
20 16 (13.56%) DHCP
21 15 (12.71%) Cisco IOS
21 15 (12.71%) BIG-IP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 108 (91.53%) Firewall
2 45 (38.14%) Network Security
3 44 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (31.36%) LAN
5 34 (28.81%) OSPF
6 31 (26.27%) BGP
6 31 (26.27%) WAN
7 27 (22.88%) Wireless
8 26 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (20.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 21 (17.80%) DNS
10 21 (17.80%) VPN
11 17 (14.41%) EIGRP
11 17 (14.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 16 (13.56%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (13.56%) DHCP
12 16 (13.56%) TCP/IP
13 15 (12.71%) BIG-IP
13 15 (12.71%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (11.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Informix
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.85%) Redis
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Hudson
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 19 (16.10%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 7 (5.93%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Billing
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (66.95%) Network Engineer
2 45 (38.14%) Security Engineer
3 37 (31.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Firewall Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Design Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) IP Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) IP Security Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.69%) CGI
3 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.39%) PKI
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) Load Balancing
2 9 (7.63%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (6.78%) Change Management
3 8 (6.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (6.78%) High Availability
3 8 (6.78%) Migration
3 8 (6.78%) Network Design
4 5 (4.24%) CRM
5 3 (2.54%) ITIL
5 3 (2.54%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.69%) Server Building
6 2 (1.69%) SIEM
7 1 (0.85%) Security Operations
7 1 (0.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
1 6 (5.08%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.85%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (41.53%) CCNP
3 18 (15.25%) CCNA
4 13 (11.02%) CCSE
4 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.32%) CCIE
5 11 (9.32%) CCSA
6 7 (5.93%) CISSP
7 3 (2.54%) CCDP
8 1 (0.85%) CCENT
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.69%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Nagios
2 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.85%) Cacti
3 1 (0.85%) Graphite
3 1 (0.85%) Nessus
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) Opsview
3 1 (0.85%) Proventia
3 1 (0.85%) QRadar
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.85%) vMotion
3 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (81.36%) Cisco
2 44 (37.29%) F5
2 44 (37.29%) Fortinet
3 40 (33.90%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.56%) Juniper
5 13 (11.02%) Infoblox
6 9 (7.63%) Blue Coat
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.08%) VMware
8 4 (3.39%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.54%) AlgoSec
9 3 (2.54%) Nokia
9 3 (2.54%) Tufin
10 2 (1.69%) Aruba
10 2 (1.69%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.85%) Meraki
11 1 (0.85%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.85%) Veritas
11 1 (0.85%) WatchGuard
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