The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 228 - 242
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% - 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.83% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £160 £225
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
763 887 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.52% 10.63% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 447 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 53
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 - 11 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 £123 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - - - -
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Cisco
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco PIX
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (60.87%) OSPF
5 13 (56.52%) CCNP
5 13 (56.52%) Juniper
6 12 (52.17%) CISSP
6 12 (52.17%) CCIE
6 12 (52.17%) CCSP
6 12 (52.17%) Apache
6 12 (52.17%) VoIP
6 12 (52.17%) SNMP
6 12 (52.17%) Network Management
6 12 (52.17%) F5
6 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (47.83%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (39.13%) VPN
8 9 (39.13%) BGP
8 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
9 8 (34.78%) FWSM
9 8 (34.78%) MPLS
9 8 (34.78%) IPsec
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
10 7 (30.43%) CCDP
10 7 (30.43%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) Telecoms

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco PIX
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (60.87%) OSPF
4 12 (52.17%) BIG-IP
4 12 (52.17%) VoIP
4 12 (52.17%) SNMP
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 9 (39.13%) BGP
6 8 (34.78%) MPLS
6 8 (34.78%) IPsec
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) FWSM
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) LAN
9 1 (4.35%) SAN
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) IP Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Design Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior IP Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Network Design Consultant
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (8.70%) Administrator
8 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.35%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
1 1 (4.35%) iPhone
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Management
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
3 12 (52.17%) CCIE
3 12 (52.17%) CCSP
3 12 (52.17%) CISSP
4 11 (47.83%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (30.43%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
1 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) Juniper
4 12 (52.17%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) CommVault
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix