The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 107 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 50.00% 60.11% 55.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 53
Average daily rate £471 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £188 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) F5