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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 147 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.031% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.066% -
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 £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £29.17
Fortinet
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
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -10 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Cheshire - 5 - -
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 12 (70.59%) Network Security
3 12 (70.59%) Palo Alto
4 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (52.94%) SSH
6 8 (47.06%) F5
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (41.18%) VoIP
7 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) Wireless
7 7 (41.18%) OSPF
7 7 (41.18%) BGP
7 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (35.29%) IPsec
8 6 (35.29%) SSL
9 5 (29.41%) VLAN
9 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (29.41%) Change Control
9 5 (29.41%) LAN
9 5 (29.41%) Information Security
10 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (23.53%) Juniper
10 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) SSH
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) IPsec
6 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) FTP
8 4 (23.53%) HTTP
8 4 (23.53%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Check Point Trainer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCDA
2 1 (5.88%) CCDP
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Palo Alto
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Aruba
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) Imperva
5 2 (11.76%) Proofpoint
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds