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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 239 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 19 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.057% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
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
968 729 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.02% 8.25% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 364 289
Average daily rate £375 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 0 10 £375 +13.20%
Middlesex - - - -
FortiGate
England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 49 (98.00%) Firewall
2 45 (90.00%) Cisco
3 31 (62.00%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (54.00%) Linux
6 26 (52.00%) CCNA
6 26 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (44.00%) Juniper
8 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 19 (38.00%) Wireshark
9 19 (38.00%) F5
10 18 (36.00%) MPLS
11 17 (34.00%) BGP
11 17 (34.00%) CentOS
12 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
13 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
13 14 (28.00%) PKI
13 14 (28.00%) VLAN
13 14 (28.00%) Windows
14 13 (26.00%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (24.00%) LAN
15 12 (24.00%) VoIP
15 12 (24.00%) WAN
15 12 (24.00%) VPN
16 11 (22.00%) ITIL
16 11 (22.00%) VMware

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) Firewall
2 31 (62.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (38.00%) Wireshark
4 18 (36.00%) MPLS
5 17 (34.00%) BGP
6 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (28.00%) VLAN
8 12 (24.00%) LAN
8 12 (24.00%) VoIP
8 12 (24.00%) WAN
8 12 (24.00%) VPN
9 11 (22.00%) IP Telephony
10 10 (20.00%) ISDN
11 9 (18.00%) Network Security
12 8 (16.00%) OSPF
13 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (10.00%) BIG-IP
15 4 (8.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Environment Manager
5 8 (16.00%) Test Manager
6 7 (14.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) IP Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Network Support
9 4 (8.00%) Test Environment Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Consultant
11 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
11 2 (4.00%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) PKI
2 9 (18.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (34.00%) CentOS
4 14 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
2 13 (26.00%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 7 (14.00%) Supplier Management
5 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (52.00%) CCNA
3 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.00%) VCP4
6 2 (4.00%) CCIE
6 2 (4.00%) CCNP
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CCIP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCSE
7 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Firmware
2 7 (14.00%) vSphere
2 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.00%) Snort
4 2 (4.00%) Squid
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.00%) Juniper
3 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (38.00%) F5
5 11 (22.00%) VMware
6 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.00%) SevOne
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) BMC
10 1 (2.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) Radware
10 1 (2.00%) Redback
10 1 (2.00%) AppSense