The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 545 564 567
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 35 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 12
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£325 £160 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -55.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £160 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £160 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £160 £225
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3976 3731 3791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.44% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 2099 1876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 185
Average hourly rate £18.61 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%

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 11 July 2014.

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 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 11 July 2014. 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 +18 33 £325 +103.12% 8
South East - 14 £325 - 1
Berkshire - 11 £325 -
Reading - 10 £325 -
London - 9 £288 - 4
Birmingham -6 4 £299 +86.71% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £299 +86.71% 2
City of London - 4 £288 - 2
North West - 1 £300 -
Warrington - 1 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £123 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Selby - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Manchester - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 42 (85.71%) Firewall
2 35 (71.43%) Cisco
3 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
4 24 (48.98%) Juniper
5 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (44.90%) OSPF
7 20 (40.82%) VoIP
7 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (38.78%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (36.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (36.73%) VPN
9 18 (36.73%) BGP
10 16 (32.65%) CCNP
11 15 (30.61%) DNS
11 15 (30.61%) SNMP
12 14 (28.57%) BIG-IP
12 14 (28.57%) Network Management
12 14 (28.57%) F5
13 13 (26.53%) Apache
13 13 (26.53%) CCIE
13 13 (26.53%) CCSP
13 13 (26.53%) CISSP
14 12 (24.49%) MPLS
14 12 (24.49%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (24.49%) IPsec
15 11 (22.45%) WAN
16 10 (20.41%) CCDP
16 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
16 10 (20.41%) FWSM
17 9 (18.37%) Network Security

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (85.71%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) OSPF
3 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (40.82%) VoIP
4 19 (38.78%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (36.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (36.73%) BGP
5 18 (36.73%) VPN
6 15 (30.61%) DNS
6 15 (30.61%) SNMP
7 14 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 12 (24.49%) MPLS
8 12 (24.49%) IPsec
9 11 (22.45%) WAN
10 10 (20.41%) FWSM
11 9 (18.37%) Network Security
12 8 (16.33%) SAN
13 7 (14.29%) LAN
14 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Security Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Senior IP Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
1 4 (8.16%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) iPhone
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
1 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Network Management
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.16%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Tcl
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNP
3 13 (26.53%) CCIE
3 13 (26.53%) CCSP
3 13 (26.53%) CISSP
4 12 (24.49%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (20.41%) CCDP
6 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.12%) MCITP
8 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) CCNA
9 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.04%) Xen
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Cisco
2 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
3 24 (48.98%) Juniper
4 14 (28.57%) F5
5 8 (16.33%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (8.16%) Ericsson
7 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.12%) Radware
8 3 (6.12%) Avaya
8 3 (6.12%) Mitel
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) HP
9 2 (4.08%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle
10 1 (2.04%) IBM
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