The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 572 486 565
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +79
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.039% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate £325 £394 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £343 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 13 £325 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £234 -
London -32 1 £400 -15.78% 1
East of England - - - - 1
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (44.83%) VoIP
6 12 (41.38%) DNS
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (37.93%) Juniper
7 11 (37.93%) VPN
8 10 (34.48%) CCSP
9 9 (31.03%) CCNP
9 9 (31.03%) OSPF
9 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
9 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (27.59%) BGP
11 7 (24.14%) MPLS
11 7 (24.14%) IPsec
11 7 (24.14%) Migration
11 7 (24.14%) SNMP
11 7 (24.14%) Network Management
11 7 (24.14%) F5
11 7 (24.14%) FWSM
11 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
12 6 (20.69%) LAN
12 6 (20.69%) Apache
12 6 (20.69%) CCDP
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.69%) CCIE
12 6 (20.69%) CISSP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.69%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) VoIP
3 12 (41.38%) DNS
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (27.59%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) IPsec
7 7 (24.14%) SNMP
7 7 (24.14%) FWSM
7 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
9 5 (17.24%) PBX
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) SAN
10 3 (10.34%) Wireless
11 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Security Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) IP Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
7 2 (6.90%) Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Network Technician
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) CESG
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
1 7 (24.14%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
2 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (6.90%) Information Security
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) B2B
3 1 (3.45%) B2C
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCSP
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 6 (20.69%) CCDP
4 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 6 (20.69%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) vSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 11 (37.93%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) F5
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.34%) NETGEAR
8 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.90%) Aruba
8 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
8 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
9 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Nokia
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