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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 592 567 574
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 30 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 14
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£381 £348 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +28.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £272 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 - £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 - £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50

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
4329 3802 3815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.19% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2238 1997
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 146 167
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 15 September 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 15 September 2014.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FortiGate
Top 27 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 15 September 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 +16 30 £381 +9.71% 11
London +10 14 £340 -40.86% 3
South East - 5 £400 - 3
City of London +29 4 £288 -
East Midlands +7 4 £438 +36.71%
Northamptonshire +3 3 £450 +40.62%
Birmingham -7 3 £299 +24.47%
West Midlands -16 3 £299 -6.64%
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire -21 1 - -
East of England -28 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £255 -
Rotherham - - - - 1
Selby - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 47 (85.45%) Firewall
2 39 (70.91%) Cisco
3 30 (54.55%) Juniper
4 26 (47.27%) CheckPoint
4 26 (47.27%) VPN
5 25 (45.45%) OSPF
6 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (40.00%) BGP
8 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (34.55%) CCNP
9 19 (34.55%) VoIP
10 18 (32.73%) Network Security
11 17 (30.91%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (30.91%) Fortinet
11 17 (30.91%) F5
11 17 (30.91%) DNS
12 16 (29.09%) IPsec
12 16 (29.09%) WAN
12 16 (29.09%) CISSP
13 15 (27.27%) SNMP
13 15 (27.27%) Network Management
14 14 (25.45%) CCIE
14 14 (25.45%) BIG-IP
15 13 (23.64%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (23.64%) MPLS
15 13 (23.64%) Apache
15 13 (23.64%) PCI DSS
16 11 (20.00%) CCSP
17 10 (18.18%) CCDP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (23.64%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (85.45%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) VPN
3 25 (45.45%) OSPF
4 22 (40.00%) BGP
5 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (34.55%) VoIP
7 18 (32.73%) Network Security
8 17 (30.91%) Cisco PIX
8 17 (30.91%) DNS
9 16 (29.09%) WAN
9 16 (29.09%) IPsec
10 15 (27.27%) SNMP
11 14 (25.45%) BIG-IP
12 13 (23.64%) MPLS
13 10 (18.18%) FWSM
14 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.55%) SAN
15 8 (14.55%) LAN
16 7 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Security Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) IP Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Design Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Senior IP Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Designer
9 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Replication
1 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
1 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Network Management
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.91%) Network Design
4 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.27%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) ITSM
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Change Control
7 2 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.64%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Tcl
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (34.55%) CCNP
3 16 (29.09%) CISSP
4 14 (25.45%) CCIE
5 13 (23.64%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (20.00%) CCSP
7 10 (18.18%) CCDP
8 4 (7.27%) MCSE
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.45%) MCITP
9 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.64%) CCNA
11 1 (1.82%) CCSA
11 1 (1.82%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.82%) Xen
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.64%) Nessus
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco
2 30 (54.55%) Juniper
3 26 (47.27%) CheckPoint
4 17 (30.91%) Fortinet
4 17 (30.91%) F5
5 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
6 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
6 7 (12.73%) VMware
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) Ericsson
8 4 (7.27%) Aruba
9 3 (5.45%) Mitel
9 3 (5.45%) Radware
9 3 (5.45%) 3Com
9 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.45%) Symantec
9 3 (5.45%) Avaya
9 3 (5.45%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
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Posted: 6 days ago
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