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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 224 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 29 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% - 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.04% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
954 672 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.29% 8.00% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 328 307
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -16.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 - 15 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
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England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (97.92%) Firewall
2 44 (91.67%) Cisco
3 31 (64.58%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (54.17%) Linux
6 25 (52.08%) CCNA
6 25 (52.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
8 20 (41.67%) Juniper
9 19 (39.58%) Wireshark
10 18 (37.50%) MPLS
10 18 (37.50%) F5
11 17 (35.42%) BGP
12 16 (33.33%) CentOS
13 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
14 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
14 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
14 14 (29.17%) PKI
14 14 (29.17%) Windows
15 13 (27.08%) DV Cleared
15 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
15 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (22.92%) VLAN
16 11 (22.92%) VMware
16 11 (22.92%) VoIP
16 11 (22.92%) VPN
17 10 (20.83%) WAN
17 10 (20.83%) LAN
17 10 (20.83%) IP Telephony

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) Firewall
2 31 (64.58%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (39.58%) Wireshark
4 18 (37.50%) MPLS
5 17 (35.42%) BGP
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (22.92%) VLAN
7 11 (22.92%) VoIP
7 11 (22.92%) VPN
8 10 (20.83%) WAN
8 10 (20.83%) LAN
8 10 (20.83%) IP Telephony
8 10 (20.83%) Network Security
9 9 (18.75%) ISDN
10 8 (16.67%) OSPF
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
13 4 (8.33%) Internet
13 4 (8.33%) FWSM
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Environment Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Support
5 5 (10.42%) IP Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Environment Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) PKI
2 9 (18.75%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Linux
2 25 (52.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (33.33%) CentOS
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
2 13 (27.08%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
5 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
6 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Validation
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
1 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (52.08%) CCNA
3 13 (27.08%) DV Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCIP
6 1 (2.08%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCDP
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Firmware
2 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 4 (8.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.17%) Squid
4 2 (4.17%) Snort
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 20 (41.67%) Juniper
4 18 (37.50%) F5
5 11 (22.92%) VMware
6 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) SevOne
8 1 (2.08%) Radware
8 1 (2.08%) BMC
8 1 (2.08%) Nokia
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Redback
8 1 (2.08%) AppSense