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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 524 541 551
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 29 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 13
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£363 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £320 £270
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3731 3437 3487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.56% 7.37% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2196 1963 1855
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 153 157
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £41.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +15 10 £314 - 2
South East - 8 £375 -
West Midlands -15 4 £299 -6.64% 2
North West - 3 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 44 (86.27%) Firewall
2 37 (72.55%) Cisco
3 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 26 (50.98%) Juniper
5 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (43.14%) OSPF
7 21 (41.18%) VPN
8 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (37.25%) VoIP
10 18 (35.29%) CCNP
10 18 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (33.33%) BGP
12 15 (29.41%) CISSP
12 15 (29.41%) DNS
12 15 (29.41%) F5
13 14 (27.45%) SNMP
14 13 (25.49%) WAN
14 13 (25.49%) CCIE
14 13 (25.49%) BIG-IP
14 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
14 13 (25.49%) Network Security
14 13 (25.49%) Network Management
15 12 (23.53%) CCSP
15 12 (23.53%) Check Point Certification
15 12 (23.53%) Apache
16 11 (21.57%) MPLS
16 11 (21.57%) IPsec
17 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
18 9 (17.65%) FWSM

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (23.53%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (86.27%) Firewall
2 22 (43.14%) OSPF
3 21 (41.18%) VPN
4 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (37.25%) VoIP
6 18 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (33.33%) BGP
8 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 14 (27.45%) SNMP
10 13 (25.49%) WAN
10 13 (25.49%) BIG-IP
10 13 (25.49%) Network Security
11 11 (21.57%) MPLS
11 11 (21.57%) IPsec
12 9 (17.65%) FWSM
12 9 (17.65%) LAN
13 8 (15.69%) SAN
14 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) IP Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Design Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Designer
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior IP Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.84%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
1 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Network Management
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Network Design
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.88%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) ITSM
7 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Tcl
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) CCNP
3 15 (29.41%) CISSP
4 13 (25.49%) CCIE
5 12 (23.53%) CCSP
5 12 (23.53%) Check Point Certification
6 9 (17.65%) CCDP
7 4 (7.84%) MCSE
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.88%) CCNA
8 3 (5.88%) MCITP
8 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) CCSA
10 1 (1.96%) CCSE
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 26 (50.98%) Juniper
4 15 (29.41%) F5
5 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
6 9 (17.65%) Blue Coat
7 7 (13.73%) VMware
8 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.84%) HP
10 3 (5.88%) Mitel
10 3 (5.88%) Avaya
10 3 (5.88%) Symantec
10 3 (5.88%) Ericsson
10 3 (5.88%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.92%) SAP
11 2 (3.92%) Nokia
11 2 (3.92%) EMC
11 2 (3.92%) Radware
12 1 (1.96%) Sophos
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