The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 115 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% - 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.33% - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
169 209 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.13% 8.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 79
Average daily rate £348 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

FortiGate
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing FortiGate 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 FortiGate.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 6 (66.67%) UAG
2 6 (66.67%) Squid
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) McAfee
3 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 3 (33.33%) CCSA
5 3 (33.33%) NetScreen
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing FortiGate 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 FortiGate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCSA
1 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Squid
1 6 (66.67%) UAG
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
3 5 (55.56%) McAfee
4 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia