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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 593 558 569
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 30 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 13
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£388 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £320 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.78% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.33% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £15.00 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.82%

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
4517 3704 3646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.12% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2706 2189 1917
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 156 187
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £40.00 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -15 30 £388 +3.33% 8
London +13 12 £358 -37.82% 1
South East - 12 £403 - 5
Berkshire - 5 £255 - 2
Surrey - 4 £428 -
East Midlands +3 2 £438 +36.71%
City of London +17 1 - -
Northamptonshire +2 1 £450 +40.62%
Birmingham -5 1 £290 -9.37% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £290 -9.37% 1
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £255 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Rotherham - - - - 1
Selby - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
East of England - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 45 (73.77%) Cisco
3 35 (57.38%) Juniper
4 28 (45.90%) CheckPoint
4 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (44.26%) OSPF
6 26 (42.62%) VPN
7 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (39.34%) BGP
9 23 (37.70%) Network Security
10 19 (31.15%) CCNP
10 19 (31.15%) Fortinet
10 19 (31.15%) F5
10 19 (31.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (29.51%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (27.87%) VoIP
12 17 (27.87%) WAN
13 16 (26.23%) SNMP
13 16 (26.23%) DNS
13 16 (26.23%) CISSP
13 16 (26.23%) IPsec
13 16 (26.23%) Network Management
14 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
14 15 (24.59%) BIG-IP
15 14 (22.95%) CCIE
16 13 (21.31%) Check Point Certification
16 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
16 13 (21.31%) Apache
17 12 (19.67%) MPLS
18 11 (18.03%) CCSP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (21.31%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 27 (44.26%) OSPF
3 26 (42.62%) VPN
4 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (39.34%) BGP
6 23 (37.70%) Network Security
7 19 (31.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (29.51%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (27.87%) VoIP
9 17 (27.87%) WAN
10 16 (26.23%) SNMP
10 16 (26.23%) DNS
10 16 (26.23%) IPsec
11 15 (24.59%) BIG-IP
12 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
13 12 (19.67%) MPLS
14 11 (18.03%) FWSM
15 8 (13.11%) LAN
15 8 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (11.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) Security Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) IP Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Design Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Design Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Designer
9 3 (4.92%) Architect
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.56%) Replication
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) CentOS
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Network Management
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
3 6 (9.84%) Network Design
4 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.56%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) ITSM
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.28%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.28%) Change Control
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.28%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
1 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
1 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 16 (26.23%) CISSP
4 14 (22.95%) CCIE
5 13 (21.31%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (18.03%) CCSP
7 10 (16.39%) CCDP
8 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.48%) CCNA
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (6.56%) MCSE
10 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.92%) MCITP
11 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.64%) CCSA
12 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.64%) CCSE
12 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.92%) Nessus
2 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Cisco
2 35 (57.38%) Juniper
3 28 (45.90%) CheckPoint
4 19 (31.15%) Fortinet
4 19 (31.15%) F5
5 11 (18.03%) Blue Coat
6 7 (11.48%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.48%) VMware
7 5 (8.20%) Aruba
8 4 (6.56%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.56%) Ericsson
8 4 (6.56%) 3Com
9 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.92%) Radware
9 3 (4.92%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) Avaya
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) EMC
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