The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 550 572 563
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 62 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 4
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£371 £370 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £254 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 -
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
4527 3610 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.08% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2195 1776
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 145 199
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FortiGate
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
England +43 53 £375 +1.35% 9
South East - 32 £375 - 3
London +7 18 £345 - 4
Berkshire - 14 £350 -
Surrey - 12 £450 - 1
Scotland - 9 £300 - 2
Guildford - 8 £450 - 1
City of London +21 4 £320 - 2
Reading - 4 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -10 2 - -
East of England -13 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £386 - 1
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Peterborough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 82 (90.11%) Firewall
2 65 (71.43%) Cisco
3 41 (45.05%) Juniper
4 40 (43.96%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (39.56%) CheckPoint
6 29 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (31.87%) Network Security
6 29 (31.87%) Fortinet
7 27 (29.67%) BGP
8 24 (26.37%) Windows
9 22 (24.18%) WAN
10 21 (23.08%) VPN
10 21 (23.08%) OSPF
11 18 (19.78%) MPLS
11 18 (19.78%) Linux
12 17 (18.68%) CCNA
12 17 (18.68%) F5
13 16 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (17.58%) Wireshark
13 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
14 15 (16.48%) SolarWinds
15 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 14 (15.38%) VMware
16 13 (14.29%) LAN
17 12 (13.19%) ITIL
17 12 (13.19%) Network Architecture
18 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
18 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
18 11 (12.09%) PowerShell

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (90.11%) Firewall
2 40 (43.96%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (31.87%) Network Security
4 27 (29.67%) BGP
5 22 (24.18%) WAN
6 21 (23.08%) VPN
6 21 (23.08%) OSPF
7 18 (19.78%) MPLS
8 16 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (17.58%) Wireshark
9 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
10 13 (14.29%) LAN
11 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
11 10 (10.99%) VLAN
12 9 (9.89%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (9.89%) VoIP
12 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (8.79%) IPsec
13 8 (8.79%) NetScreen
13 8 (8.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (9.89%) Retail
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Security Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Environment Manager
7 5 (5.49%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Firewall Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Network Support
9 3 (3.30%) Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) PKI
2 6 (6.59%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Linux
3 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.99%) CentOS
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) UNIX
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) ITIL
1 12 (13.19%) Network Architecture
2 10 (10.99%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.89%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 5 (5.49%) Network Management
6 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.49%) Test Strategy
6 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
6 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.49%) Validation
6 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.49%) Change Management
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.30%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
1 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Tcl
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.68%) CCNA
3 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) CCNP
5 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.59%) CCSA
6 6 (6.59%) CISSP
6 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.49%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.49%) CCIE
8 4 (4.40%) MCSE
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.40%) MCITP
8 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.30%) CCDP
9 3 (3.30%) CCSP
10 2 (2.20%) CCIP
10 2 (2.20%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.79%) Squid
3 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.59%) UAG
4 5 (5.49%) ProxySG
5 4 (4.40%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.40%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.20%) Snort
8 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.10%) XenApp
8 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) Xen
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.40%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.40%) Nessus
3 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Cisco
2 41 (45.05%) Juniper
3 36 (39.56%) CheckPoint
4 29 (31.87%) Fortinet
5 17 (18.68%) F5
6 15 (16.48%) SolarWinds
7 14 (15.38%) VMware
8 8 (8.79%) Avaya
8 8 (8.79%) Nokia
8 8 (8.79%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.59%) Aruba
10 5 (5.49%) 3Com
10 5 (5.49%) McAfee
11 4 (4.40%) Symantec
11 4 (4.40%) HP
11 4 (4.40%) Dell
12 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.20%) Citrix
13 2 (2.20%) SonicWALL
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