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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 547 573 545
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 49 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.042% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 0.54% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 2
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £360 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - -

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
4148 4110 3488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.76% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2426 1958
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 147 176
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 21 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 29 May 2015. 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 -1 41 £338 +3.84% 5
London +26 24 £338 -15.62%
South East -8 9 £320 -1.53% 2
Berkshire -3 5 - -
West Midlands -6 5 £434 -
City of London - 5 £375 -
Hampshire +2 3 £315 -10.00% 2
Birmingham -5 3 £434 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Windsor - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Harrogate - 2 - - 1
Livingston - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey +13 1 £325 -
Reading -10 1 - -
North West -18 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £315 -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (95.35%) Firewall
2 65 (75.58%) Cisco
3 43 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (47.67%) Juniper
5 37 (43.02%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
7 30 (34.88%) F5
8 26 (30.23%) Network Security
8 26 (30.23%) VPN
9 23 (26.74%) LAN
9 23 (26.74%) WAN
9 23 (26.74%) Fortinet
10 22 (25.58%) VLAN
11 20 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (22.09%) MPLS
12 19 (22.09%) CCNA
13 18 (20.93%) HP
13 18 (20.93%) CCNP
13 18 (20.93%) BGP
14 17 (19.77%) OSPF
14 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
15 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
15 15 (17.44%) ITIL
16 13 (15.12%) Linux
16 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
16 13 (15.12%) Blue Coat
16 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
17 12 (13.95%) SSL
18 11 (12.79%) VoIP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (95.35%) Firewall
2 37 (43.02%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (30.23%) Network Security
3 26 (30.23%) VPN
4 23 (26.74%) LAN
4 23 (26.74%) WAN
5 22 (25.58%) VLAN
6 20 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (22.09%) MPLS
8 18 (20.93%) BGP
9 17 (19.77%) OSPF
10 12 (13.95%) SSL
11 11 (12.79%) VoIP
12 9 (10.47%) BIG-IP
12 9 (10.47%) IP Telephony
12 9 (10.47%) Ethernet
12 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.47%) ISDN
12 9 (10.47%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (9.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 23 (26.74%) Security Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Consultant
5 12 (13.95%) Design Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Network Support
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) IP Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Network Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Network Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Network Support Specialist
10 3 (3.49%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.49%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
1 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (10.47%) CentOS
3 8 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
2 11 (12.79%) Network Design
2 11 (12.79%) Load Balancing
3 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.65%) Service Management
8 4 (4.65%) Information Security
9 3 (3.49%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (3.49%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.09%) CCNA
3 18 (20.93%) CCNP
4 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.79%) CCIE
7 8 (9.30%) CCSE
7 8 (9.30%) CCSA
8 7 (8.14%) Degree
9 5 (5.81%) CISSP
10 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (2.33%) CCDP
12 2 (2.33%) CCIP
13 1 (1.16%) CISA
13 1 (1.16%) CISM
13 1 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.16%) CCSP
13 1 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Firmware
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) Squid
3 3 (3.49%) UAG
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.49%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.33%) Iperf
Vendors
1 65 (75.58%) Cisco
2 41 (47.67%) Juniper
3 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
4 30 (34.88%) F5
5 23 (26.74%) Fortinet
6 18 (20.93%) HP
7 13 (15.12%) Blue Coat
8 10 (11.63%) SolarWinds
9 9 (10.47%) McAfee
10 8 (9.30%) Citrix
11 7 (8.14%) VMware
11 7 (8.14%) Nokia
11 7 (8.14%) Nortel
12 6 (6.98%) Tufin
12 6 (6.98%) IronPort
12 6 (6.98%) Sourcefire
13 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
14 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
15 3 (3.49%) Avaya
15 3 (3.49%) IBM
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