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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 562 584 591
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 79 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.086% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 1.05% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 10
Median daily rate £431 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5604 4564 4333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.08% 8.16% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3551 2782 2501
Median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 198 160
Median hourly rate £22.38 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +3 67 £444 +36.53% 13
London -2 33 £450 +37.40% 4
South East 0 22 £375 +19.04% 3
Berkshire +13 17 £450 - 3
West Lothian +8 6 £313 -
Scotland -5 6 £313 -
Livingston +8 5 £313 -
Reading - 5 £450 - 3
Hampshire +9 4 £375 +19.04%
Birmingham -2 4 £338 -22.30%
West Midlands -13 4 £338 -22.30%
Southampton - 4 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £263 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £263 -
Belfast - 3 £575 -
North East - 3 £263 -
County Antrim - 3 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £575 -
Wales - 2 £413 -
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
Ealing - 2 £450 -
City of London +42 1 £413 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
Windsor -2 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £438 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £425 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 133 (91.10%) Firewall
2 122 (83.56%) Cisco
3 71 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (44.52%) CCNP
5 64 (43.84%) CheckPoint
6 56 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (34.25%) F5
7 50 (34.25%) Network Security
8 49 (33.56%) OSPF
9 48 (32.88%) Fortinet
10 46 (31.51%) BGP
11 42 (28.77%) Wireless
12 41 (28.08%) LAN
13 38 (26.03%) WAN
13 38 (26.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (23.97%) CCNA
15 31 (21.23%) TCP/IP
16 29 (19.86%) Finance
17 28 (19.18%) Juniper
18 27 (18.49%) CCIE
19 22 (15.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 21 (14.38%) VPN
20 21 (14.38%) DNS
20 21 (14.38%) SolarWinds
20 21 (14.38%) SC Cleared
20 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
21 19 (13.01%) MPLS
21 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
22 18 (12.33%) CCSA
22 18 (12.33%) Load Balancing

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 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (91.10%) Firewall
2 56 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (34.25%) Network Security
4 49 (33.56%) OSPF
5 46 (31.51%) BGP
6 42 (28.77%) Wireless
7 41 (28.08%) LAN
8 38 (26.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (26.03%) WAN
9 31 (21.23%) TCP/IP
10 22 (15.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 21 (14.38%) DNS
11 21 (14.38%) VPN
12 19 (13.01%) MPLS
13 16 (10.96%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (10.96%) DHCP
14 15 (10.27%) BIG-IP
14 15 (10.27%) EIGRP
14 15 (10.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 14 (9.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Informix
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) Redis
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.85%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Billing
6 3 (2.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (57.53%) Network Engineer
2 48 (32.88%) Security Engineer
3 37 (25.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (12.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (10.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Architect
8 12 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Consultant
9 11 (7.53%) Designer
10 9 (6.16%) Network Architect
11 8 (5.48%) Design Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) IP Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) IP Security Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Network Specialist
12 7 (4.79%) Firewall Consultant
12 7 (4.79%) Network Design Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.37%) CGI
3 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.74%) PKI
4 4 (2.74%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (6.85%) Migration
3 9 (6.16%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (5.48%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 8 (5.48%) High Availability
4 8 (5.48%) ITIL
4 8 (5.48%) Network Design
5 6 (4.11%) Change Management
6 5 (3.42%) CRM
6 5 (3.42%) Project Management
6 5 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.74%) ITIL V2
7 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.74%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.05%) Information Security
8 3 (2.05%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.37%) SIEM
9 2 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
1 6 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) Perl
2 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (44.52%) CCNP
3 35 (23.97%) CCNA
4 27 (18.49%) CCIE
5 21 (14.38%) SC Cleared
5 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
6 18 (12.33%) CCSA
7 16 (10.96%) CCSE
8 7 (4.79%) CISSP
9 3 (2.05%) CCDP
9 3 (2.05%) Degree
10 1 (0.68%) CCENT
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.74%) Squid
3 4 (2.74%) UAG
3 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.05%) Nagios
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Cacti
3 1 (0.68%) Graphite
3 1 (0.68%) Nessus
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) Opsview
3 1 (0.68%) Proventia
3 1 (0.68%) QRadar
3 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.68%) vMotion
3 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (83.56%) Cisco
2 64 (43.84%) CheckPoint
3 50 (34.25%) F5
4 48 (32.88%) Fortinet
5 28 (19.18%) Juniper
6 21 (14.38%) SolarWinds
7 16 (10.96%) Blue Coat
8 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
9 11 (7.53%) Infoblox
10 7 (4.79%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.11%) Avaya
11 6 (4.11%) VMware
12 5 (3.42%) Aruba
13 4 (2.74%) Palo Alto
14 3 (2.05%) AlgoSec
14 3 (2.05%) IronPort
14 3 (2.05%) Nokia
14 3 (2.05%) Tufin
15 2 (1.37%) SonicWALL
16 1 (0.68%) Meraki