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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 515 549 515
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -34
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 56 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.39% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 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 22 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 28 January 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 +19 47 £368 +1.37% 1
South East +14 28 £375 -
London +28 17 £313 -18.30%
Berkshire +17 15 £375 -
City of London - 6 £330 -
Reading +11 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Selby - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 90 (96.77%) Firewall
2 73 (78.49%) Cisco
3 44 (47.31%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (41.94%) Juniper
5 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (37.63%) CheckPoint
7 28 (30.11%) CCNA
7 28 (30.11%) Linux
8 27 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (25.81%) Windows
9 24 (25.81%) BGP
10 23 (24.73%) MPLS
10 23 (24.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (23.66%) Fortinet
12 21 (22.58%) Network Security
12 21 (22.58%) F5
12 21 (22.58%) VPN
13 20 (21.51%) WAN
13 20 (21.51%) Wireshark
14 18 (19.35%) CentOS
15 16 (17.20%) ITIL
15 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
16 15 (16.13%) OSPF
17 14 (15.05%) LAN
17 14 (15.05%) VoIP
17 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
17 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
17 14 (15.05%) Network Architecture
17 14 (15.05%) PKI
17 14 (15.05%) VLAN

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (96.77%) Firewall
2 44 (47.31%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (25.81%) BGP
4 23 (24.73%) MPLS
4 23 (24.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (22.58%) Network Security
5 21 (22.58%) VPN
6 20 (21.51%) WAN
6 20 (21.51%) Wireshark
7 15 (16.13%) OSPF
8 14 (15.05%) LAN
8 14 (15.05%) VoIP
8 14 (15.05%) VLAN
9 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
10 12 (12.90%) IP Telephony
11 11 (11.83%) Ethernet
11 11 (11.83%) ISDN
12 9 (9.68%) NetScreen
13 7 (7.53%) IPsec
13 7 (7.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.45%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Billing
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Environment Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Network Support
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Firewall Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Test Environment Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) PKI
2 9 (9.68%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.08%) Replication
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Linux
2 27 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (25.81%) Windows
4 18 (19.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Network Architecture
3 13 (13.98%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.68%) Project Management
7 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.53%) Change Management
8 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.53%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Validation
10 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) Network Management
11 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
1 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.11%) CCNA
3 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (6.45%) CCNP
6 6 (6.45%) CCSA
7 5 (5.38%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.30%) CCIE
9 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.15%) CISSP
10 2 (2.15%) CCIP
11 1 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.08%) CCSP
11 1 (1.08%) CCDP
11 1 (1.08%) MCSE
11 1 (1.08%) CCSE
11 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Firmware
2 8 (8.60%) Squid
3 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) vSphere
3 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.45%) UAG
5 4 (4.30%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.15%) Snort
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.30%) Nessus
3 3 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (78.49%) Cisco
2 39 (41.94%) Juniper
3 35 (37.63%) CheckPoint
4 22 (23.66%) Fortinet
5 21 (22.58%) F5
6 12 (12.90%) VMware
6 12 (12.90%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.53%) Nokia
8 7 (7.53%) Blue Coat
9 6 (6.45%) Avaya
10 5 (5.38%) 3Com
10 5 (5.38%) McAfee
10 5 (5.38%) Aruba
11 4 (4.30%) Dell
12 3 (3.23%) IBM
12 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.15%) Citrix
14 1 (1.08%) Redback
14 1 (1.08%) AppSense