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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 537 552 517
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 39 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 0.38% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
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£330 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £293 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 27 February 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 20 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 27 February 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 +7 39 £330 +1.53% 6
South East -13 20 £400 +20.75% 1
London -3 16 £323 -15.68% 2
Berkshire +5 10 £375 +13.20%
City of London - 4 £330 -
West Midlands -4 2 £475 +102.99% 1
Birmingham - 2 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 96 (96.00%) Firewall
2 79 (79.00%) Cisco
3 46 (46.00%) Juniper
3 46 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (38.00%) CheckPoint
5 37 (37.00%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (29.00%) CCNA
6 29 (29.00%) Linux
7 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (28.00%) F5
8 25 (25.00%) BGP
9 24 (24.00%) VPN
10 23 (23.00%) Windows
10 23 (23.00%) MPLS
10 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (22.00%) Network Security
11 22 (22.00%) WAN
12 21 (21.00%) Fortinet
12 21 (21.00%) Wireshark
13 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 19 (19.00%) CentOS
15 18 (18.00%) VLAN
15 18 (18.00%) ITIL
16 16 (16.00%) LAN
16 16 (16.00%) OSPF
17 15 (15.00%) VoIP
17 15 (15.00%) SolarWinds
18 14 (14.00%) Bash Shell
18 14 (14.00%) Network Architecture
18 14 (14.00%) DV Cleared

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 96 (96.00%) Firewall
2 46 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (25.00%) BGP
4 24 (24.00%) VPN
5 23 (23.00%) MPLS
5 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (22.00%) Network Security
6 22 (22.00%) WAN
7 21 (21.00%) Wireshark
8 18 (18.00%) VLAN
9 16 (16.00%) LAN
9 16 (16.00%) OSPF
10 15 (15.00%) VoIP
11 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.00%) IP Telephony
12 13 (13.00%) Ethernet
13 12 (12.00%) ISDN
14 9 (9.00%) SSL
14 9 (9.00%) NetScreen
15 8 (8.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.00%) Retail
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Environment Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Network Support
8 6 (6.00%) Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) IP Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Test Environment Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Firewall Specialist
10 4 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Network Specialist
11 3 (3.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.00%) Design Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) PKI
2 9 (9.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Linux
2 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (23.00%) Windows
4 19 (19.00%) CentOS
5 2 (2.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) ITIL
2 14 (14.00%) Network Architecture
3 13 (13.00%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (13.00%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.00%) Migration
6 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.00%) Project Management
8 8 (8.00%) Change Management
9 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
9 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Network Management
10 6 (6.00%) Validation
11 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
1 14 (14.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (37.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (29.00%) CCNA
3 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (6.00%) CCSA
6 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.00%) CCNP
8 4 (4.00%) CCIE
9 3 (3.00%) VCP4
10 2 (2.00%) CCIP
10 2 (2.00%) CISSP
11 1 (1.00%) MCSE
11 1 (1.00%) CCDP
11 1 (1.00%) CCSP
11 1 (1.00%) MCITP
11 1 (1.00%) CCSE
11 1 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Firmware
2 8 (8.00%) Squid
3 7 (7.00%) vSphere
3 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.00%) UAG
5 4 (4.00%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.00%) Snort
7 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (4.00%) Nessus
4 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 79 (79.00%) Cisco
2 46 (46.00%) Juniper
3 38 (38.00%) CheckPoint
4 28 (28.00%) F5
5 21 (21.00%) Fortinet
6 15 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 12 (12.00%) VMware
8 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.00%) Nokia
9 7 (7.00%) McAfee
9 7 (7.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.00%) Avaya
10 6 (6.00%) HP
11 5 (5.00%) Aruba
11 5 (5.00%) 3Com
12 4 (4.00%) Dell
13 3 (3.00%) Nortel
13 3 (3.00%) IBM
13 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.00%) Sun
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