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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 249 250 235
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 20 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.02% 1.10% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £413 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 -
FortiGate
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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
992 907 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.81% 9.72% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 528 416
Median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 40
Median hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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
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 25 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
(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
Berkshire +7 15 £450 -
Hampshire +2 3 £375 +19.04%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
FortiGate
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 24 (77.42%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
5 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
6 14 (45.16%) Wireshark
6 14 (45.16%) Network Security
7 13 (41.94%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (38.71%) F5
9 9 (29.03%) CCNP
10 8 (25.81%) CCSA
10 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
10 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
10 8 (25.81%) CCSE
10 8 (25.81%) FWSM
10 8 (25.81%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 8 (25.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (25.81%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (22.58%) OSPF
12 6 (19.35%) BGP
12 6 (19.35%) HTTP
12 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) High Availability
13 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (16.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 5 (16.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
4 14 (45.16%) Network Security
4 14 (45.16%) Wireshark
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (25.81%) FWSM
7 7 (22.58%) OSPF
8 6 (19.35%) BGP
8 6 (19.35%) HTTP
9 5 (16.13%) BIG-IP
9 5 (16.13%) Broadband
9 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
9 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 5 (16.13%) RIP
9 5 (16.13%) SMTP
9 5 (16.13%) SNMP
9 5 (16.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Billing
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
1 20 (64.52%) Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) IP Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) IP Security Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Secure Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (25.81%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (16.13%) CRM
2 5 (16.13%) High Availability
2 5 (16.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (16.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) CCSA
3 8 (25.81%) CCSE
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) CISSP
6 3 (9.68%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
3 12 (38.71%) F5
3 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
4 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.68%) AlgoSec
5 3 (9.68%) Tufin
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.23%) Panasonic
7 1 (3.23%) VMware