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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 248 268 242
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 0.65% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 -
FortiGate
England

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
907 925 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.89% 9.35% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 522 507
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.39% -25.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing FortiGate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +17 5 £400 - 3
Berkshire +6 4 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £400 -
FortiGate
England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate 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 South East region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 47 (95.92%) Firewall
2 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 40 (81.63%) CheckPoint
3 34 (69.39%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (67.35%) Network Security
5 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (59.18%) CCNP
7 20 (40.82%) CCNA
7 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
7 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.82%) Palo Alto
8 19 (38.78%) LAN
9 18 (36.73%) WAN
9 18 (36.73%) Wireless
10 17 (34.69%) Fortinet
11 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
12 15 (30.61%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (28.57%) VoIP
13 14 (28.57%) F5
14 12 (24.49%) Wireshark
15 11 (22.45%) CCSE
15 11 (22.45%) CCSA
15 11 (22.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (20.41%) Tufin
16 10 (20.41%) AlgoSec
16 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
17 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
17 9 (18.37%) ProxySG
17 9 (18.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
17 9 (18.37%) DDoS Mitigation

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) Firewall
2 34 (69.39%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (67.35%) Network Security
4 19 (38.78%) LAN
5 18 (36.73%) WAN
5 18 (36.73%) Wireless
6 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
7 15 (30.61%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (28.57%) VoIP
9 12 (24.49%) Wireshark
10 9 (18.37%) FWSM
11 8 (16.33%) BGP
11 8 (16.33%) DNS
11 8 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (16.33%) HTTP
11 8 (16.33%) OSPF
12 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
13 6 (12.24%) HTTPS
13 6 (12.24%) RIP
13 6 (12.24%) VRRP
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Billing
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Network Engineer
2 24 (48.98%) Security Engineer
3 21 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
4 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 14 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) IP Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) IP Security Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Support
8 4 (8.16%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 1 (2.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 1 (2.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) DDoS Mitigation
1 9 (18.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 7 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (12.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (12.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (59.18%) CCNP
3 20 (40.82%) CCNA
3 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
3 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.45%) CCSA
4 11 (22.45%) CCSE
5 6 (12.24%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) CheckPoint
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Palo Alto
3 17 (34.69%) Fortinet
4 14 (28.57%) F5
5 10 (20.41%) AlgoSec
5 10 (20.41%) Tufin
6 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.16%) Juniper
8 3 (6.12%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.04%) Infoblox