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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 570 601 576
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 91 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.072% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.49% 0.84% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 23
Median daily rate £400 £331 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £248 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £474 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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
6088 4889 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.27% 8.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3003 2581
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +41 85 £400 +23.07% 6
South East +22 35 £375 -6.25% 1
London +11 29 £525 +31.25% 4
Hampshire +20 20 £375 -
Southampton +23 18 £375 -
Berkshire +2 14 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands - 14 £463 -
Reading +12 8 £450 -
Birmingham - 7 £356 -
Shropshire - 5 £480 -
Telford - 5 £480 -
City of London +48 4 £284 -43.25% 2
Scotland - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
East of England +19 3 £375 +25.00%
North West +8 2 £331 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
County Antrim - 2 £575 -
Belfast - 2 £575 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £375 -
Harrogate +2 1 £301 -
North Yorkshire -4 1 £301 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £301 -
Manchester -10 1 £363 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Chesterfield - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 144 (91.72%) Firewall
2 136 (86.62%) Cisco
3 89 (56.69%) CheckPoint
4 86 (54.78%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (50.32%) CCNP
5 79 (50.32%) Cisco ASA
6 72 (45.86%) Network Security
7 64 (40.76%) Wireless
8 58 (36.94%) CCNA
9 52 (33.12%) LAN
10 48 (30.57%) Fortinet
11 47 (29.94%) WAN
12 39 (24.84%) Juniper
13 38 (24.20%) TCP/IP
14 37 (23.57%) OSPF
15 36 (22.93%) BGP
16 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
16 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
16 33 (21.02%) F5
17 31 (19.75%) CCIE
18 27 (17.20%) DNS
18 27 (17.20%) Palo Alto
19 25 (15.92%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (15.92%) 802.1X
20 21 (13.38%) VoIP
20 21 (13.38%) Finance
20 21 (13.38%) CCSE
20 21 (13.38%) Cisco PIX
21 20 (12.74%) Blue Coat
22 19 (12.10%) CCSA

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 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (91.72%) Firewall
2 79 (50.32%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (45.86%) Network Security
4 64 (40.76%) Wireless
5 52 (33.12%) LAN
6 47 (29.94%) WAN
7 38 (24.20%) TCP/IP
8 37 (23.57%) OSPF
9 36 (22.93%) BGP
10 27 (17.20%) DNS
11 25 (15.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (13.38%) Cisco PIX
12 21 (13.38%) VoIP
13 19 (12.10%) MPLS
13 19 (12.10%) VPN
14 18 (11.46%) DHCP
14 18 (11.46%) Wireshark
15 16 (10.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 16 (10.19%) VLAN
16 15 (9.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (13.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.73%) Retail
4 5 (3.18%) Billing
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (51.59%) Network Engineer
2 50 (31.85%) Security Engineer
3 35 (22.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 32 (20.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 23 (14.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Architect
7 15 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) Designer
9 12 (7.64%) Network Architect
10 11 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) Consultant
11 10 (6.37%) IP Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) IP Security Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) Firewall Consultant
13 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Designer
13 8 (5.10%) Network Consultant
14 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.46%) Network Designer
14 7 (4.46%) Security Consultant
14 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (4.46%) Replication
4 5 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.55%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.55%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Windows
2 12 (7.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) CentOS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.92%) Migration
2 10 (6.37%) DDoS Mitigation
2 10 (6.37%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 10 (6.37%) ITIL
2 10 (6.37%) Load Balancing
3 9 (5.73%) High Availability
4 8 (5.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (5.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (3.18%) CRM
5 5 (3.18%) Information Security
5 5 (3.18%) Network Design
5 5 (3.18%) Project Management
5 5 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.55%) ITIL V2
6 4 (2.55%) Network Management
6 4 (2.55%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (2.55%) Supplier Management
7 3 (1.91%) SIEM
7 3 (1.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.64%) Java
2 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (54.78%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (50.32%) CCNP
3 58 (36.94%) CCNA
4 33 (21.02%) SC Cleared
4 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
5 31 (19.75%) CCIE
6 21 (13.38%) CCSE
7 19 (12.10%) CCSA
8 12 (7.64%) CISSP
9 5 (3.18%) CCDP
10 4 (2.55%) Degree
11 3 (1.91%) CCDA
12 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.64%) CCDE
13 1 (0.64%) CCENT
13 1 (0.64%) CEH
13 1 (0.64%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.64%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) COBIT
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.28%) ProxySG
3 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.55%) Squid
4 4 (2.55%) UAG
5 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.91%) SCCM
4 2 (1.27%) vMotion
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.64%) Nessus
5 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 136 (86.62%) Cisco
2 89 (56.69%) CheckPoint
3 48 (30.57%) Fortinet
4 39 (24.84%) Juniper
5 33 (21.02%) F5
6 27 (17.20%) Palo Alto
7 20 (12.74%) Blue Coat
8 17 (10.83%) SolarWinds
9 13 (8.28%) AlgoSec
9 13 (8.28%) Intel Security
9 13 (8.28%) Tufin
10 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (6.37%) VMware
12 8 (5.10%) Aruba
13 6 (3.82%) Avaya
14 5 (3.18%) HP
14 5 (3.18%) Infoblox
15 4 (2.55%) Dell
15 4 (2.55%) Meraki
16 3 (1.91%) Huawei