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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 558 559 573
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 70 50 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 1.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 7
Average daily rate £388 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
4400 4357 3713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 8.45% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2586 2097
Average daily rate £425 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 140 140
Average hourly rate £28.25 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.06% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 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 24 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 67 £388 +5.44% 11
London +36 42 £400 +26.98% 3
South East -5 17 £375 - 1
Berkshire +7 15 £375 -
Reading -3 7 £413 +10.00%
City of London +50 6 £375 +11.11%
Windsor +3 3 - -
Edinburgh -8 3 - -
Scotland -11 3 - -
Hampshire +7 2 £350 -9.38%
Manchester - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 - - 3
South West - 2 £358 -
West Sussex +5 1 - - 1
East of England +4 1 - - 1
Birmingham -6 1 £375 -21.05%
West Midlands -12 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 2
Ealing - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (90.91%) Firewall
2 93 (84.55%) Cisco
3 46 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (41.82%) CheckPoint
4 42 (38.18%) F5
5 41 (37.27%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (34.55%) CCNP
7 37 (33.64%) LAN
7 37 (33.64%) Network Security
8 34 (30.91%) Finance
9 32 (29.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (28.18%) Fortinet
10 31 (28.18%) BGP
10 31 (28.18%) WAN
11 26 (23.64%) OSPF
12 22 (20.00%) CCNA
13 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
14 19 (17.27%) VPN
14 19 (17.27%) EIGRP
15 18 (16.36%) Wireless
16 17 (15.45%) MPLS
17 16 (14.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 15 (13.64%) Load Balancing
18 15 (13.64%) Linux
19 14 (12.73%) Juniper
19 14 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 13 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
20 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
20 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 13 (11.82%) Migration

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (5.45%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (90.91%) Firewall
2 41 (37.27%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (33.64%) LAN
3 37 (33.64%) Network Security
4 32 (29.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 31 (28.18%) BGP
5 31 (28.18%) WAN
6 26 (23.64%) OSPF
7 19 (17.27%) EIGRP
7 19 (17.27%) VPN
8 18 (16.36%) Wireless
9 17 (15.45%) MPLS
10 16 (14.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (11.82%) DHCP
12 13 (11.82%) DNS
13 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 10 (9.09%) WAAS
14 9 (8.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.91%) Informix
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Redis
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) Hudson
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 34 (30.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (55.45%) Network Engineer
2 36 (32.73%) Security Engineer
3 31 (28.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Consultant
6 10 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Architect
8 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Design Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Firewall Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Test Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Check Point Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.82%) CGI
1 2 (1.82%) Middleware
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Smart Meter
3 7 (6.36%) PKI
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Clustering
4 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.82%) CatOS
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 13 (11.82%) Migration
3 11 (10.00%) Change Management
4 9 (8.18%) Project Management
5 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.36%) Network Design
7 6 (5.45%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL
7 6 (5.45%) Security Operations
7 6 (5.45%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.55%) Validation
9 4 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.73%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.73%) Information Security
10 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.73%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.91%) Perl
4 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (34.55%) CCNP
3 22 (20.00%) CCNA
4 13 (11.82%) CCIE
4 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.27%) CCSA
6 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (4.55%) CCSE
8 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) CISSP
10 1 (0.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) vCloud
4 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Nagios
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Cacti
3 1 (0.91%) Graphite
3 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.91%) Opsview
3 1 (0.91%) Proventia
3 1 (0.91%) QRadar
3 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (84.55%) Cisco
2 46 (41.82%) CheckPoint
3 42 (38.18%) F5
4 31 (28.18%) Fortinet
5 14 (12.73%) Juniper
6 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 9 (8.18%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.45%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.45%) TippingPoint
10 5 (4.55%) VMware
11 4 (3.64%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.73%) BT
12 3 (2.73%) Citrix
12 3 (2.73%) Nokia
12 3 (2.73%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.82%) EMC
13 2 (1.82%) Oracle
13 2 (1.82%) Sybase
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