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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 539 559 534
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 69 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 3
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£375 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
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
4572 3700 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2868 2226 1696
Average daily rate £415 £388 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 141 211
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.38 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 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 30 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 18 December 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 +21 60 £375 +1.35% 4
South East - 39 £400 -
London +37 17 £313 -30.55% 3
Berkshire - 17 £350 -
Surrey - 17 £450 -
Scotland - 9 £300 -
City of London - 5 £320 - 2
Reading - 4 £375 -
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
East of England -4 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £386 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 94 (92.16%) Firewall
2 78 (76.47%) Cisco
3 46 (45.10%) Juniper
3 46 (45.10%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (39.22%) CheckPoint
5 37 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (29.41%) BGP
6 30 (29.41%) Fortinet
7 29 (28.43%) Network Security
8 27 (26.47%) Windows
9 26 (25.49%) Linux
9 26 (25.49%) WAN
9 26 (25.49%) CCNA
10 25 (24.51%) VPN
11 24 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (21.57%) MPLS
13 21 (20.59%) OSPF
14 20 (19.61%) F5
14 20 (19.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (18.63%) Wireshark
16 17 (16.67%) LAN
16 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
17 16 (15.69%) ITIL
17 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
17 16 (15.69%) VMware
18 15 (14.71%) CentOS
18 15 (14.71%) SolarWinds
18 15 (14.71%) VLAN
19 14 (13.73%) PKI
19 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (92.16%) Firewall
2 46 (45.10%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (29.41%) BGP
4 29 (28.43%) Network Security
5 26 (25.49%) WAN
6 25 (24.51%) VPN
7 22 (21.57%) MPLS
8 21 (20.59%) OSPF
9 20 (19.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (18.63%) Wireshark
11 17 (16.67%) LAN
12 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
13 15 (14.71%) VLAN
14 14 (13.73%) VoIP
15 11 (10.78%) Ethernet
16 9 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (8.82%) IP Telephony
16 9 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (8.82%) NetScreen
17 8 (7.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 18 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Environment Manager
5 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Test Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Network Support
9 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.92%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Test Environment Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) PKI
2 9 (8.82%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.92%) Replication
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Linux
3 24 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.71%) CentOS
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) UNIX
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 14 (13.73%) Network Architecture
3 13 (12.75%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (11.76%) Migration
5 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (8.82%) Project Management
7 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.86%) Supplier Management
8 7 (6.86%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.86%) Change Management
9 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
9 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Network Management
11 4 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
1 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) Tcl
3 1 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) Perl
3 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.49%) CCNA
3 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
5 10 (9.80%) CCNP
6 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (6.86%) CCSA
8 6 (5.88%) CISSP
8 6 (5.88%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.90%) CCIE
10 4 (3.92%) MCSE
10 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.92%) MCITP
11 3 (2.94%) CCSP
12 2 (1.96%) CCSE
12 2 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.96%) CCIP
12 2 (1.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) Firmware
2 8 (7.84%) Squid
3 7 (6.86%) vSphere
3 7 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.88%) UAG
5 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.90%) ProxySG
6 4 (3.92%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.96%) Snort
8 1 (0.98%) Xen
8 1 (0.98%) XenApp
8 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (4.90%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.92%) Nessus
3 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 78 (76.47%) Cisco
2 46 (45.10%) Juniper
3 40 (39.22%) CheckPoint
4 30 (29.41%) Fortinet
5 20 (19.61%) F5
6 16 (15.69%) VMware
7 15 (14.71%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.82%) Blue Coat
8 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.84%) Avaya
9 8 (7.84%) Nokia
10 5 (4.90%) Aruba
10 5 (4.90%) 3Com
10 5 (4.90%) McAfee
11 4 (3.92%) Symantec
11 4 (3.92%) HP
11 4 (3.92%) Dell
12 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.96%) Oracle
13 2 (1.96%) IBM
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