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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 561 566 562
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 39 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.061% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.79% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
4545 4200 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.10% 7.80% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2446 2134
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 131 172
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 30 June 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 18 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 30 June 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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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 -7 34 £400 +23.07% 10
London -2 16 £388 +34.78%
South East -25 15 £400 +23.07% 4
Berkshire -2 11 £400 +23.07%
Bracknell - 6 - -
City of London +1 4 £438 +52.17%
Hampshire -3 2 - - 4
Reading -5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Windsor - 2 - -
North West -19 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 72 (90.00%) Firewall
2 55 (68.75%) Cisco
3 38 (47.50%) Juniper
3 38 (47.50%) CheckPoint
4 32 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (37.50%) F5
6 25 (31.25%) Network Security
7 24 (30.00%) Fortinet
8 20 (25.00%) VPN
9 18 (22.50%) LAN
9 18 (22.50%) WAN
9 18 (22.50%) HP
10 17 (21.25%) CCNP
10 17 (21.25%) OSPF
11 16 (20.00%) BGP
11 16 (20.00%) VLAN
11 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (18.75%) MPLS
13 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
14 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
14 13 (16.25%) Network Design
15 12 (15.00%) Blue Coat
15 12 (15.00%) SSL
15 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
16 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
16 10 (12.50%) CCNA
16 10 (12.50%) CCIE

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (90.00%) Firewall
2 32 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (31.25%) Network Security
4 20 (25.00%) VPN
5 18 (22.50%) LAN
5 18 (22.50%) WAN
6 17 (21.25%) OSPF
7 16 (20.00%) BGP
7 16 (20.00%) VLAN
7 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (18.75%) MPLS
9 12 (15.00%) SSL
10 9 (11.25%) Wireless
10 9 (11.25%) BIG-IP
10 9 (11.25%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
11 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.75%) EIGRP
13 6 (7.50%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 25 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Consultant
5 12 (15.00%) Design Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) IP Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support
8 5 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
1 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Network Design
2 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 8 (10.00%) Migration
4 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
6 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Information Security
8 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.50%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.50%) Change Control
9 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.25%) CCNP
3 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.50%) CCIE
5 10 (12.50%) CCNA
6 9 (11.25%) CCSA
6 9 (11.25%) CCSE
7 7 (8.75%) Degree
8 5 (6.25%) CISSP
9 2 (2.50%) CCDP
9 2 (2.50%) CCIP
10 1 (1.25%) CCSP
10 1 (1.25%) MCSE
10 1 (1.25%) CCDA
10 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) Firmware
2 3 (3.75%) Squid
2 3 (3.75%) UAG
3 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.50%) Iperf
2 2 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 55 (68.75%) Cisco
2 38 (47.50%) Juniper
2 38 (47.50%) CheckPoint
3 30 (37.50%) F5
4 24 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 18 (22.50%) HP
6 12 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 10 (12.50%) McAfee
8 8 (10.00%) Citrix
9 7 (8.75%) Nortel
9 7 (8.75%) Nokia
10 6 (7.50%) Tufin
10 6 (7.50%) IronPort
10 6 (7.50%) Sourcefire
11 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.00%) VMware
13 3 (3.75%) Avaya
13 3 (3.75%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.50%) Huawei
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