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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 553 575 539
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 47 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 6
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£330 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4382 4185 3417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.68% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2409 1966
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 158 165
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £45.00 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 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 17 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 39 £328 +0.76% 16
London +18 21 £328 -18.12% 5
South East -12 9 £315 -3.07% 4
West Midlands -9 7 £459 +96.04% 3
Birmingham - 5 £459 -
Berkshire -11 4 - - 3
Hampshire - 4 £315 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £330 - 3
Hook - 2 £315 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Harrogate - 2 - - 1
Livingston - 2 - -
Surrey +3 1 £325 -
Windsor - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (94.06%) Firewall
2 82 (81.19%) Cisco
3 51 (50.50%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (46.53%) Juniper
5 46 (45.54%) CheckPoint
6 43 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (31.68%) F5
8 28 (27.72%) Network Security
8 28 (27.72%) Fortinet
9 26 (25.74%) VLAN
10 25 (24.75%) VPN
11 24 (23.76%) LAN
11 24 (23.76%) WAN
11 24 (23.76%) CCNA
12 22 (21.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (20.79%) MPLS
13 21 (20.79%) BGP
14 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
15 19 (18.81%) ITIL
15 19 (18.81%) Linux
16 18 (17.82%) HP
16 18 (17.82%) OSPF
16 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (16.83%) SolarWinds
17 17 (16.83%) Ethernet
18 16 (15.84%) VoIP
18 16 (15.84%) Windows
19 14 (13.86%) McAfee
19 14 (13.86%) Blue Coat
20 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.96%) IIS
1 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (94.06%) Firewall
2 51 (50.50%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (27.72%) Network Security
4 26 (25.74%) VLAN
5 25 (24.75%) VPN
6 24 (23.76%) LAN
6 24 (23.76%) WAN
7 22 (21.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (20.79%) MPLS
8 21 (20.79%) BGP
9 18 (17.82%) OSPF
10 17 (16.83%) Ethernet
11 16 (15.84%) VoIP
12 13 (12.87%) IP Telephony
13 12 (11.88%) ISDN
13 12 (11.88%) SSL
13 12 (11.88%) Wireshark
14 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
15 10 (9.90%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (8.91%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Network Engineer
2 29 (28.71%) Security Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Design Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Network Support
5 10 (9.90%) Consultant
6 9 (8.91%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.95%) Environment Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Network Support Specialist
11 3 (2.97%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Smart Meter
1 5 (4.95%) PKI
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.99%) Replication
3 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (15.84%) Windows
4 12 (11.88%) CentOS
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (12.87%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.90%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.90%) Network Design
4 8 (7.92%) Migration
4 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.92%) Change Management
4 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.94%) Project Management
7 5 (4.95%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.95%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.96%) Information Security
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.76%) CCNA
3 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.88%) CCNP
5 12 (11.88%) CCSA
6 9 (8.91%) CCSE
7 8 (7.92%) CCIE
8 7 (6.93%) Degree
9 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.95%) CISSP
10 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.97%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.98%) CCDP
12 2 (1.98%) CCIP
12 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.98%) MCSE
13 1 (0.99%) MCITP
13 1 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.99%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Firmware
2 11 (10.89%) Squid
3 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
4 9 (8.91%) UAG
5 5 (4.95%) vSphere
5 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.98%) Snort
8 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.97%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.98%) Iperf
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (81.19%) Cisco
2 47 (46.53%) Juniper
3 46 (45.54%) CheckPoint
4 32 (31.68%) F5
5 28 (27.72%) Fortinet
6 18 (17.82%) HP
7 17 (16.83%) SolarWinds
8 14 (13.86%) McAfee
8 14 (13.86%) Blue Coat
9 12 (11.88%) VMware
10 9 (8.91%) Avaya
10 9 (8.91%) Nokia
11 7 (6.93%) Nortel
11 7 (6.93%) Citrix
12 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
12 6 (5.94%) IronPort
12 6 (5.94%) Sourcefire
12 6 (5.94%) Tufin
13 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
14 3 (2.97%) IBM
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