The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 262 260 243
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 21 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 0.89% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1012 1011 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 10.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 546 444
Average daily rate £415 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 52
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.62% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

FortiGate Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

FortiGate
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate across the South East region.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Berkshire +12 16 £450 - 3
Hampshire +1 4 £375 +19.04% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 33 (86.84%) Cisco
3 23 (60.53%) CheckPoint
4 17 (44.74%) Fortinet
4 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (42.11%) Network Security
6 15 (39.47%) F5
7 13 (34.21%) Wireshark
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
8 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) CCNP
10 8 (21.05%) Blue Coat
10 8 (21.05%) ProxySG
10 8 (21.05%) CCSE
10 8 (21.05%) CCSA
10 8 (21.05%) FWSM
10 8 (21.05%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 8 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (21.05%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (18.42%) OSPF
12 6 (15.79%) BGP
12 6 (15.79%) LAN
13 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
13 5 (13.16%) Retail
13 5 (13.16%) Billing
13 5 (13.16%) CRM

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (42.11%) Network Security
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (34.21%) Wireshark
5 8 (21.05%) FWSM
6 7 (18.42%) OSPF
7 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 6 (15.79%) LAN
8 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
8 5 (13.16%) Broadband
8 5 (13.16%) DNS
8 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (13.16%) HTTP
8 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
8 5 (13.16%) RIP
8 5 (13.16%) SMTP
8 5 (13.16%) SNMP
8 5 (13.16%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Billing
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 21 (55.26%) Security Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) IP Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) IP Security Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Network Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Network Security Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (21.05%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (13.16%) CRM
2 5 (13.16%) High Availability
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
3 8 (21.05%) CCSA
3 8 (21.05%) CCSE
4 5 (13.16%) CISSP
5 3 (7.89%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) CheckPoint
3 17 (44.74%) Fortinet
4 15 (39.47%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.89%) AlgoSec
6 3 (7.89%) Tufin
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.63%) VMware