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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
UK
Rank 504 572 575
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +3
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 104 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.29% 1.21% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 16
Median daily rate £410 £381 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £331 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -18.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 -

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
4533 4622 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.98% 8.89% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 2911 2703
Median daily rate £463 £438 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 139 155
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +72 92 £413 +6.45% 8
London +15 26 £450 +12.50% 4
South East +33 25 £411 +15.43% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 20 £360 +37.14%
Tyne and Wear +5 20 £360 +37.14%
North East +1 20 £360 +37.14%
Hampshire +24 18 £415 +27.69%
North West +34 13 £300 -
Hook - 13 £423 -
Manchester +21 12 - -
Scotland +30 9 £319 +15.90%
Renfrewshire - 6 £319 -
Erskine - 6 £319 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £381 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £381 - 1
East of England +7 4 £488 - 2
Belfast - 4 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £488 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
South West - 3 £338 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £488 -
Edinburgh +24 2 £475 -
City of London -6 2 £375 -4.76% 3
Croydon - 2 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £344 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Reading +19 1 - -
Berkshire +11 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 144 (87.80%) Firewall
2 131 (79.88%) Cisco
3 109 (66.46%) Cisco Certification
4 102 (62.20%) CheckPoint
5 95 (57.93%) Juniper
6 90 (54.88%) Fortinet
7 88 (53.66%) Wireless
8 86 (52.44%) CCNP
9 81 (49.39%) LAN
10 78 (47.56%) F5
11 69 (42.07%) WAN
12 59 (35.98%) CCIE
13 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
14 50 (30.49%) SC Cleared
14 50 (30.49%) ITIL
15 49 (29.88%) VPN
15 49 (29.88%) Riverbed
15 49 (29.88%) Aruba
16 46 (28.05%) Service Management
17 45 (27.44%) Network Security
17 45 (27.44%) CCSE
18 44 (26.83%) CCSA
18 44 (26.83%) HP
19 43 (26.22%) JNCIE
20 42 (25.61%) CCDP
20 42 (25.61%) MPLS
21 40 (24.39%) JNCIA
22 39 (23.78%) Network Design
22 39 (23.78%) CCIP
23 38 (23.17%) ITSM

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 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (87.80%) Firewall
2 88 (53.66%) Wireless
3 81 (49.39%) LAN
4 69 (42.07%) WAN
5 49 (29.88%) VPN
6 45 (27.44%) Network Security
7 42 (25.61%) MPLS
8 37 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (20.12%) BIG-IP
10 31 (18.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (14.63%) OSPF
12 20 (12.20%) DNS
13 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
14 16 (9.76%) BGP
14 16 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (9.15%) SSL
16 13 (7.93%) IPsec
17 12 (7.32%) VoIP
17 12 (7.32%) VPLS
18 11 (6.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.61%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.88%) JIRA
1 8 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (4.88%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.37%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Law
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (62.20%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) Security Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (11.59%) Firewall Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Architect
6 14 (8.54%) Design Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Implementation Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 12 (7.32%) Network Architect
8 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Network Specialist
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Network Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.88%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Computer Science
1 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.05%) Clustering
4 5 (3.05%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.88%) Linux
1 8 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.22%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) ITIL
2 46 (28.05%) Service Management
3 39 (23.78%) Network Design
4 38 (23.17%) ITSM
5 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.49%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.88%) Coaching
7 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.88%) DevOps
7 8 (4.88%) Scrum
8 7 (4.27%) Migration
8 7 (4.27%) Network Architecture
8 7 (4.27%) Network Management
9 6 (3.66%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.05%) Information Security
11 3 (1.83%) Project Management
12 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.44%) Perl
1 4 (2.44%) Python
1 4 (2.44%) SQL
2 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (66.46%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (52.44%) CCNP
3 59 (35.98%) CCIE
4 57 (34.76%) Security Cleared
5 50 (30.49%) SC Cleared
6 45 (27.44%) CCSE
7 44 (26.83%) CCSA
8 43 (26.22%) JNCIE
9 42 (25.61%) CCDP
10 40 (24.39%) JNCIA
11 39 (23.78%) CCIP
12 30 (18.29%) HP ASE
13 29 (17.68%) HP MASE
14 25 (15.24%) Degree
15 15 (9.15%) CCSP
16 13 (7.93%) CCNA
17 10 (6.10%) JNCIP
18 8 (4.88%) JNCIS
19 3 (1.83%) CISSP
20 2 (1.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) ProxySG
2 8 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) vCloud
2 8 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.88%) Forum Sentry
2 8 (4.88%) Puppet
2 8 (4.88%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.44%) Nagios
4 2 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.61%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) OPNET
5 1 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.61%) WMI
5 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 131 (79.88%) Cisco
2 102 (62.20%) CheckPoint
3 95 (57.93%) Juniper
4 90 (54.88%) Fortinet
5 78 (47.56%) F5
6 49 (29.88%) Aruba
6 49 (29.88%) Riverbed
7 44 (26.83%) HP
8 26 (15.85%) Palo Alto
9 19 (11.59%) Blue Coat
10 16 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.93%) VMware
12 9 (5.49%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.88%) AlienVault
13 8 (4.88%) Atlassian
13 8 (4.88%) Oracle
14 6 (3.66%) Infoblox
15 5 (3.05%) Radware
16 4 (2.44%) IronPort
16 4 (2.44%) Sourcefire
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