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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet
England / North West
Rank 124 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.76% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £165 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +5.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
1190 1574 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.28% 40.91% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 835 738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 85 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.88 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Fortinet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 11 £165 -61.17%
Cheshire +20 1 - -
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fortinet.

1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) MPLS
3 13 (54.17%) Network Security
4 12 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 9 (37.50%) CCSP
6 5 (20.83%) CCNP
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (16.67%) F5
8 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 3 (12.50%) CCNA
8 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
8 3 (12.50%) Juniper
8 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) Internet
9 2 (8.33%) NetScreen
9 2 (8.33%) OSPF
9 2 (8.33%) Sophos
9 2 (8.33%) BGP
9 2 (8.33%) WAN

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) MPLS
3 13 (54.17%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) IPsec
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 11 (45.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Design Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCSP
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.33%) SCSM
2 2 (8.33%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec