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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 228 - 225
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 39 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% - 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.74% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
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
1043 674 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.53% 7.91% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 344 293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 - 17 £350 -
Surrey - 17 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £386 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (93.48%) Cisco
1 43 (93.48%) Firewall
2 33 (71.74%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (52.17%) Linux
5 23 (50.00%) CCNA
5 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
7 19 (41.30%) Juniper
7 19 (41.30%) Wireshark
8 18 (39.13%) BGP
8 18 (39.13%) MPLS
9 17 (36.96%) F5
10 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
11 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (30.43%) CentOS
11 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
11 14 (30.43%) Network Architecture
11 14 (30.43%) PKI
11 14 (30.43%) Windows
12 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
12 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (23.91%) Network Security
14 10 (21.74%) Migration
14 10 (21.74%) VMware
14 10 (21.74%) VPN
15 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
15 9 (19.57%) VoIP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 43 (93.48%) Firewall
2 33 (71.74%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (41.30%) Wireshark
4 18 (39.13%) BGP
4 18 (39.13%) MPLS
5 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (23.91%) Network Security
7 10 (21.74%) VPN
8 9 (19.57%) VoIP
8 9 (19.57%) OSPF
8 9 (19.57%) VLAN
9 8 (17.39%) IP Telephony
9 8 (17.39%) WAN
9 8 (17.39%) LAN
10 7 (15.22%) ISDN
10 7 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
12 4 (8.70%) FWSM
12 4 (8.70%) Internet
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Environment Manager
5 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Support
7 4 (8.70%) IP Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Environment Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Network Support Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) PKI
2 9 (19.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (30.43%) CentOS
3 14 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Network Architecture
2 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
6 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Validation
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
1 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (10.87%) CCNP
7 4 (8.70%) CISSP
8 3 (6.52%) CCIE
8 3 (6.52%) CCSP
9 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.17%) CCIP
10 1 (2.17%) CCDP
10 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.17%) CCSE
10 1 (2.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Firmware
1 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (15.22%) vSphere
2 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.35%) Squid
3 2 (4.35%) Snort
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
3 19 (41.30%) Juniper
4 17 (36.96%) F5
5 10 (21.74%) VMware
6 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) BMC
9 1 (2.17%) SevOne