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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 585 623 610
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 51 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.071% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.85% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 18
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 -

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
5634 4809 4950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 8.33% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3549 2978 2941
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 180 187
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +31 49 £400 - 10
London +19 18 £430 -9.47% 4
South East +16 11 £400 -5.88% 4
West Midlands - 7 £470 - 1
North West +10 6 £344 -
Hampshire +17 5 £400 - 3
East of England +12 3 £375 +25.00%
Berkshire +11 3 £425 -
Shropshire - 3 £480 -
Telford - 3 £480 -
Southampton - 3 £400 -
Manchester - 3 £406 -
Edinburgh +18 2 - -
Yorkshire +9 2 £450 -4.00% 1
West Yorkshire +6 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Leeds +6 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Scotland +3 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £400 -
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
City of London - 1 £300 - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £275 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 128 (90.14%) Firewall
2 124 (87.32%) Cisco
3 85 (59.86%) CheckPoint
4 83 (58.45%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (54.93%) CCNP
6 70 (49.30%) Network Security
7 67 (47.18%) Cisco ASA
8 65 (45.77%) Wireless
9 53 (37.32%) Fortinet
10 51 (35.92%) CCNA
11 50 (35.21%) LAN
12 45 (31.69%) WAN
12 45 (31.69%) Juniper
13 38 (26.76%) BGP
14 36 (25.35%) OSPF
15 35 (24.65%) CCIE
15 35 (24.65%) TCP/IP
16 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
17 31 (21.83%) F5
17 31 (21.83%) Palo Alto
18 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared
19 26 (18.31%) CCSE
19 26 (18.31%) 802.1X
20 24 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
20 24 (16.90%) DNS
21 23 (16.20%) Blue Coat
22 22 (15.49%) VoIP
22 22 (15.49%) Data Centre
23 21 (14.79%) VPN
23 21 (14.79%) MPLS

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 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (90.14%) Firewall
2 70 (49.30%) Network Security
3 67 (47.18%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (45.77%) Wireless
5 50 (35.21%) LAN
6 45 (31.69%) WAN
7 38 (26.76%) BGP
8 36 (25.35%) OSPF
9 35 (24.65%) TCP/IP
10 24 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (16.90%) DNS
11 22 (15.49%) VoIP
12 21 (14.79%) MPLS
12 21 (14.79%) VPN
13 17 (11.97%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (11.97%) DHCP
13 17 (11.97%) VLAN
13 17 (11.97%) VPLS
14 13 (9.15%) SNMP
14 13 (9.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (14.08%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Billing
4 5 (3.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (52.11%) Network Engineer
2 42 (29.58%) Security Engineer
3 28 (19.72%) Firewall Engineer
3 28 (19.72%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Architect
6 15 (10.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Network Architect
7 14 (9.86%) Designer
8 11 (7.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) Firewall Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) IP Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) IP Security Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (5.63%) Network Consultant
11 8 (5.63%) Network Support
11 8 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.11%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.45%) Migration
2 9 (6.34%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (6.34%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (5.63%) ITIL
4 7 (4.93%) High Availability
4 7 (4.93%) Load Balancing
4 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (4.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (3.52%) CRM
6 5 (3.52%) Information Security
7 4 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (2.82%) Network Management
7 4 (2.82%) SIEM
8 3 (2.11%) Network Design
8 3 (2.11%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.11%) Time Management
9 2 (1.41%) Change Management
9 2 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (58.45%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (54.93%) CCNP
3 51 (35.92%) CCNA
4 35 (24.65%) CCIE
5 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
6 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared
7 26 (18.31%) CCSE
8 21 (14.79%) CCSA
9 10 (7.04%) CISSP
10 7 (4.93%) JNCIS
11 5 (3.52%) CCDP
11 5 (3.52%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.11%) CCDA
13 2 (1.41%) CCDE
13 2 (1.41%) Degree
14 1 (0.70%) CEH
14 1 (0.70%) CISM
14 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) ProxySG
2 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) iptables
3 2 (1.41%) Squid
3 2 (1.41%) UAG
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.82%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.70%) Cacti
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.70%) Nessus
5 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.70%) vMotion
5 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 124 (87.32%) Cisco
2 85 (59.86%) CheckPoint
3 53 (37.32%) Fortinet
4 45 (31.69%) Juniper
5 31 (21.83%) F5
5 31 (21.83%) Palo Alto
6 23 (16.20%) Blue Coat
7 16 (11.27%) SolarWinds
8 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.45%) Intel Security
10 11 (7.75%) Aruba
11 10 (7.04%) AlgoSec
11 10 (7.04%) Tufin
11 10 (7.04%) VMware
12 5 (3.52%) HP
12 5 (3.52%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.82%) Dell
13 4 (2.82%) EqualLogic
13 4 (2.82%) Meraki
13 4 (2.82%) Riverbed
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