The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 5 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Fortinet, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 100 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.072% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £29.17
Fortinet
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
726 574 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 41.06% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 279
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fortinet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fortinet across the Manchester region.

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortinet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Fortinet Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 7 (63.64%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
5 6 (54.55%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (36.36%) Aruba
7 4 (36.36%) SSH
7 4 (36.36%) Statistics
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
7 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) TACACS
7 4 (36.36%) Telnet
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) SMTP
7 4 (36.36%) Perl

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) SMTP
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) SSH
5 4 (36.36%) TACACS
5 4 (36.36%) Telnet
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Check Point Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
1 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCDA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) Aruba
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) Imperva
5 2 (18.18%) Proofpoint