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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 260 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.065% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.49% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
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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
1010 875 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 9.41% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 437 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 51
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.91 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 2 September 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 +5 9 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
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England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (45.83%) F5
5 9 (37.50%) Juniper
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (29.17%) BGP
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
7 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Network Design
8 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) BIG-IP
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) MPLS
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) 3G
10 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (12.50%) CCNP
10 3 (12.50%) HP
10 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.50%) SMS
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (12.50%) Linux

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (25.00%) OSPF
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 4 (16.67%) MPLS
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.50%) 4G
6 3 (12.50%) 3G
6 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (12.50%) VLAN
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) SMS
7 2 (8.33%) Broadband
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCSA
4 3 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) F5
4 9 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.33%) Huawei
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) 3Com
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix