The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 585 577 593
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 71 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.092% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £462 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5712 4424 4159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.47% 8.13% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3637 2748 2460
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 182 147
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.19 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -15.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FortiGate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FortiGate within the UK.

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

FortiGate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FortiGate
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate within the UK.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FortiGate
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 62 £450 +35.84% 13
London -4 27 £540 +60.00% 7
South East -1 23 £375 +19.04%
Berkshire +5 17 £450 -
Reading +2 6 £450 -
Birmingham +6 5 £356 -17.98%
West Midlands -11 5 £356 -17.98%
Southampton +15 4 £375 -
Hampshire -3 4 £375 +19.04%
West Lothian +6 3 £310 -
Scotland -15 3 £310 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £575 -
County Antrim - 3 £575 -
East Midlands - 3 £438 -
Belfast - 3 £575 -
Livingston +8 2 £310 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 2
Windsor +5 1 - -
North West -12 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 110 (90.16%) Firewall
2 96 (78.69%) Cisco
3 59 (48.36%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (46.72%) CheckPoint
5 53 (43.44%) CCNP
6 50 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (36.07%) Network Security
8 40 (32.79%) Wireless
8 40 (32.79%) OSPF
9 38 (31.15%) Fortinet
10 37 (30.33%) BGP
11 36 (29.51%) F5
12 33 (27.05%) CCNA
13 32 (26.23%) TCP/IP
14 28 (22.95%) LAN
14 28 (22.95%) Juniper
15 27 (22.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (21.31%) WAN
17 22 (18.03%) CCIE
18 18 (14.75%) MPLS
18 18 (14.75%) VPN
18 18 (14.75%) SolarWinds
19 17 (13.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 17 (13.93%) DNS
20 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
20 16 (13.11%) Wireshark
20 16 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
21 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
21 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
21 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (90.16%) Firewall
2 50 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (36.07%) Network Security
4 40 (32.79%) OSPF
4 40 (32.79%) Wireless
5 37 (30.33%) BGP
6 32 (26.23%) TCP/IP
7 28 (22.95%) LAN
8 27 (22.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (21.31%) WAN
10 18 (14.75%) MPLS
10 18 (14.75%) VPN
11 17 (13.93%) DNS
11 17 (13.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (13.11%) Wireshark
13 13 (10.66%) VPLS
14 12 (9.84%) BIG-IP
15 11 (9.02%) DHCP
16 9 (7.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.30%) Finance
3 10 (8.20%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Billing
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (56.56%) Network Engineer
2 47 (38.52%) Security Engineer
3 35 (28.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (10.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Designer
7 10 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Consultant
8 9 (7.38%) IP Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) IP Security Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Designer
10 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Network Designer
10 7 (5.74%) Network Specialist
11 6 (4.92%) Design Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Firewall Consultant
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.28%) PKI
4 4 (3.28%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
1 12 (9.84%) Migration
2 9 (7.38%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (7.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 9 (7.38%) ITIL
3 7 (5.74%) High Availability
3 7 (5.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (5.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (4.92%) Network Design
5 5 (4.10%) CRM
5 5 (4.10%) Project Management
6 4 (3.28%) ITIL V2
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.28%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.46%) Change Management
7 3 (2.46%) Information Security
7 3 (2.46%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.64%) Time Management
8 2 (1.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.10%) SQL
3 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (48.36%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (43.44%) CCNP
3 33 (27.05%) CCNA
4 22 (18.03%) CCIE
5 15 (12.30%) CCSE
5 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
6 14 (11.48%) CCSA
7 8 (6.56%) CISSP
8 3 (2.46%) Degree
9 2 (1.64%) CCDP
10 1 (0.82%) CCENT
10 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.28%) Squid
3 4 (3.28%) UAG
4 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.64%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Nessus
3 1 (0.82%) Proventia
3 1 (0.82%) QRadar
3 1 (0.82%) vMotion
3 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (78.69%) Cisco
2 57 (46.72%) CheckPoint
3 38 (31.15%) Fortinet
4 36 (29.51%) F5
5 28 (22.95%) Juniper
6 18 (14.75%) SolarWinds
7 14 (11.48%) Blue Coat
8 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.74%) Infoblox
9 7 (5.74%) Intel Security
10 6 (4.92%) Avaya
10 6 (4.92%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.10%) Aruba
11 5 (4.10%) VMware
12 4 (3.28%) AlgoSec
12 4 (3.28%) Tufin
13 3 (2.46%) IronPort
14 2 (1.64%) Nokia
15 1 (0.82%) Forcepoint
15 1 (0.82%) Progress
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