The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 132 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£364 £455 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.05% -20.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £420 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.83
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England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fortinet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortinet across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Fortinet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Fortinet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cheshire +11 4 £335 -26.37% 1
Manchester - 2 £431 - 2
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 18 (78.26%) Juniper
4 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
5 15 (65.22%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) CISSP
7 10 (43.48%) TACACS
8 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) VPN
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Websense
9 6 (26.09%) GCIA
9 6 (26.09%) GCIH
9 6 (26.09%) CEH
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) OSPF
10 5 (21.74%) BGP
10 5 (21.74%) Solaris
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) LAN
10 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 5 (21.74%) UNIX
10 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (17.39%) VLAN
11 4 (17.39%) SSL
11 4 (17.39%) IPsec
12 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
12 3 (13.04%) CCSE
12 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
12 3 (13.04%) Network Security

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) TACACS
3 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) SSL
6 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) NetScreen
8 2 (8.70%) ADSL
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (4.35%) NAS
9 1 (4.35%) FCoE
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Solaris
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) CEH
2 6 (26.09%) GCIA
2 6 (26.09%) GCIH
3 3 (13.04%) CCSE
4 2 (8.70%) CCSA
4 2 (8.70%) ISSAP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
5 1 (4.35%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Juniper
3 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
4 15 (65.22%) F5
5 6 (26.09%) Websense
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) Motorola
8 1 (4.35%) Meraki
8 1 (4.35%) Brocade
8 1 (4.35%) AirMagnet
8 1 (4.35%) Aruba