The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
FortiGate
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
108 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.93% 5.15% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 55
Average daily rate £350 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £226 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

FortiGate
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Proventia
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Proventia
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds