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 4 May 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 249 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 10 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
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
931 868 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.38% 9.34% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 437 354
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 40
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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
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 4 May 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
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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 -13 5 - - 3
Hampshire - 4 £315 -
Surrey +4 1 £325 -
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England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 36 (97.30%) Firewall
2 32 (86.49%) Cisco
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
5 16 (43.24%) Juniper
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (40.54%) VLAN
6 15 (40.54%) CCNA
6 15 (40.54%) F5
7 14 (37.84%) BGP
8 13 (35.14%) MPLS
8 13 (35.14%) VPN
8 13 (35.14%) LAN
8 13 (35.14%) WAN
9 12 (32.43%) VoIP
9 12 (32.43%) ITIL
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (29.73%) IP Telephony
11 10 (27.03%) CentOS
11 10 (27.03%) ISDN
11 10 (27.03%) Firmware
12 9 (24.32%) OSPF
12 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
12 9 (24.32%) Wireshark
12 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) VMware
13 8 (21.62%) Network Security

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (40.54%) VLAN
4 14 (37.84%) BGP
5 13 (35.14%) MPLS
5 13 (35.14%) VPN
5 13 (35.14%) LAN
5 13 (35.14%) WAN
6 12 (32.43%) VoIP
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (29.73%) IP Telephony
8 10 (27.03%) ISDN
9 9 (24.32%) OSPF
9 9 (24.32%) Wireshark
10 8 (21.62%) Network Security
11 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
11 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
12 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.81%) SSL
13 4 (10.81%) Internet
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) IP Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Support
5 5 (13.51%) Environment Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Environment Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smart Meter
2 4 (10.81%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) CentOS
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.81%) CISSP
6 3 (8.11%) CCSA
6 3 (8.11%) CCSE
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Firmware
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.81%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.41%) Snort
4 2 (5.41%) Squid
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) Juniper
4 15 (40.54%) F5
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) McAfee
8 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) Redback
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Nokia
9 1 (2.70%) Radware
9 1 (2.70%) Nortel
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix