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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 584 583 569
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 47 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 0.65% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 8
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£400 £381 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £273 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -

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
4848 4468 4000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.16% 8.03% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2974 2644 2312
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

FortiGate Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FortiGate
Top 28 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 31 August 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 -14 45 £400 +4.91% 11
South East -21 15 £413 +3.12% 5
South West - 11 £263 -
Bristol - 10 £125 -
Berkshire +4 9 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £469 - 1
London -3 6 £475 +39.70% 2
Bracknell - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Leeds - 5 £375 -
East of England +9 4 £300 -
Suffolk - 4 £300 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 3
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Reading -11 1 - - 1
North West -32 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £400 -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (89.58%) Firewall
2 67 (69.79%) Cisco
3 57 (59.38%) CheckPoint
4 41 (42.71%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (34.38%) F5
7 30 (31.25%) Juniper
8 27 (28.13%) Network Security
9 26 (27.08%) Fortinet
10 23 (23.96%) MPLS
11 22 (22.92%) LAN
12 21 (21.88%) CCNP
12 21 (21.88%) BGP
13 18 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
14 17 (17.71%) Migration
14 17 (17.71%) WAN
15 16 (16.67%) Wireless
16 15 (15.63%) OSPF
17 14 (14.58%) CCNA
17 14 (14.58%) Linux
17 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
17 14 (14.58%) Project Management
17 14 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (13.54%) SMS
18 13 (13.54%) VPN
18 13 (13.54%) HP
19 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
19 12 (12.50%) Blue Coat
19 12 (12.50%) TippingPoint

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (2.08%) IIS
1 2 (2.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (89.58%) Firewall
2 41 (42.71%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (28.13%) Network Security
4 23 (23.96%) MPLS
5 22 (22.92%) LAN
6 21 (21.88%) BGP
7 18 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (17.71%) WAN
9 16 (16.67%) Wireless
10 15 (15.63%) OSPF
11 13 (13.54%) SMS
11 13 (13.54%) VPN
12 12 (12.50%) VLAN
13 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
13 10 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (9.38%) NetScaler
15 8 (8.33%) SSL
16 7 (7.29%) EIGRP
16 7 (7.29%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (7.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Security Engineer
2 31 (32.29%) Network Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Design Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Test Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Network Support
11 4 (4.17%) Network Specialist
11 4 (4.17%) Environment Manager
11 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) IP Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) Test Environment Manager
12 3 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
1 2 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
1 14 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Migration
2 14 (14.58%) Project Management
3 11 (11.46%) Network Design
4 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
6 7 (7.29%) Supplier Management
7 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (6.25%) Validation
8 5 (5.21%) ITIL
8 5 (5.21%) Information Security
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
10 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.13%) Service Management
10 3 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) SQL
1 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.88%) CCNP
3 14 (14.58%) CCNA
4 11 (11.46%) CCIE
4 11 (11.46%) CCSA
4 11 (11.46%) CCSE
5 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (7.29%) Degree
7 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) CISSP
9 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) CCIP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) CCDA
10 1 (1.04%) CCDP
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CISA
10 1 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
1 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Squid
2 3 (3.13%) UAG
3 2 (2.08%) Firmware
3 2 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Cisco
2 57 (59.38%) CheckPoint
3 33 (34.38%) F5
4 30 (31.25%) Juniper
5 26 (27.08%) Fortinet
6 13 (13.54%) HP
7 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 12 (12.50%) TippingPoint
8 10 (10.42%) Citrix
9 8 (8.33%) McAfee
9 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.25%) Tufin
10 6 (6.25%) IronPort
10 6 (6.25%) Nokia
11 4 (4.17%) Nortel
11 4 (4.17%) NetApp
11 4 (4.17%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.17%) VMware
12 3 (3.13%) BT
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