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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 229 239 241
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 17 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.25% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.01% 2.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
Average daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
847 1026 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.89% 10.75% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 501 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 51
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.72 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.12 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +10 15 £375 -
Hampshire +5 2 £350 -9.38%
West Sussex +7 1 - - 1
FortiGate
England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Fortinet
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) Network Security
6 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (28.57%) F5
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (9.52%) CCNA
10 2 (9.52%) VPN
10 2 (9.52%) CGI
10 2 (9.52%) Windows
10 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
10 2 (9.52%) Time Management
10 2 (9.52%) WAN
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (4.76%) 4G
11 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
11 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) 3G
7 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
7 1 (4.76%) ADSL
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) IPsec
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Design Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IP Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Secure Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Fortinet
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Panasonic
5 1 (4.76%) VMware