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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet
Rank 160 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.94% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £295 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -28.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
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
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 -21 3 - -
Cheshire -12 2 £300 +7.14% 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) TACACS
3 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) TACACS
3 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds