The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Fortinet, Inc.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 545 520 545
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 81 92 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 16
Average daily rate £400 £390 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £29.17

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fortinet
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fortinet within the UK.

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortinet within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Fortinet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fortinet
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet within the UK.

Fortinet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fortinet
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortinet within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Fortinet Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 80 £400 +2.56% 31
London +3 44 £409 +2.18% 16
South East +2 17 £375 - 7
North West -7 11 £425 -15.00% 2
Berkshire -7 10 £375 +4.16% 2
City of London +26 8 £409 -0.90% 3
Reading +2 8 £413 - 1
Manchester -10 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Hampshire +6 5 £350 - 2
Warrington - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
Southampton +20 3 £375 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -11 3 £400 +41.59%
Cambridgeshire +12 2 - -
East of England +1 2 - - 1
Birmingham -1 2 £413 +37.50%
Leeds - 2 £413 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 4
West Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 4
South West - 2 £358 - 1
Scotland -6 1 £350 -
Edinburgh -16 1 £350 -
Shropshire -18 1 £400 +50.94%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £400 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £450 -

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 131 (79.88%) Cisco
2 130 (79.27%) Firewall
3 68 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (36.59%) Juniper
5 59 (35.98%) CCNP
6 58 (35.37%) F5
7 55 (33.54%) Network Security
8 49 (29.88%) WAN
9 45 (27.44%) LAN
10 44 (26.83%) CheckPoint
11 43 (26.22%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (23.17%) MPLS
14 37 (22.56%) Palo Alto
15 36 (21.95%) VPN
16 35 (21.34%) Load Balancing
17 34 (20.73%) OSPF
17 34 (20.73%) BGP
18 33 (20.12%) Finance
19 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
20 31 (18.90%) Wireless
20 31 (18.90%) FortiGate
21 30 (18.29%) Data Centre
22 28 (17.07%) CCNA
23 27 (16.46%) DHCP
23 27 (16.46%) DNS
24 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
25 24 (14.63%) EIGRP
26 22 (13.41%) SSL
26 22 (13.41%) CCIE

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 130 (79.27%) Firewall
2 55 (33.54%) Network Security
3 49 (29.88%) WAN
4 45 (27.44%) LAN
5 43 (26.22%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (23.17%) MPLS
8 36 (21.95%) VPN
9 34 (20.73%) BGP
9 34 (20.73%) OSPF
10 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 31 (18.90%) Wireless
12 27 (16.46%) DHCP
12 27 (16.46%) DNS
13 24 (14.63%) EIGRP
14 22 (13.41%) SSL
15 21 (12.80%) VLAN
16 19 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (10.98%) VoIP
18 13 (7.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.22%) Informix
1 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.22%) MySQL
1 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.22%) Redis
1 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.22%) Hudson
1 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.22%) JIRA
1 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.49%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Advertising
4 2 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (59.15%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) Security Engineer
3 26 (15.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (15.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (12.20%) Architect
5 19 (11.59%) Network Architect
6 16 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Design Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Network Specialist
10 6 (3.66%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Cisco Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) CSS
2 3 (1.83%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.83%) CGI
3 2 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.66%) Statistics
3 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (1.83%) BYOD
4 3 (1.83%) Clustering
4 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.83%) SecurID
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) CESG
6 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Linux
3 14 (8.54%) Unix
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Load Balancing
2 21 (12.80%) ITIL
3 20 (12.20%) Network Design
4 19 (11.59%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (8.54%) SIEM
7 11 (6.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.49%) Information Security
8 9 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.88%) Analytics
9 8 (4.88%) Web Filtering
10 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.27%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.27%) Presales
11 6 (3.66%) Change Control
11 6 (3.66%) Change Management
11 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.66%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (3.05%) Operations Management
12 5 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.27%) Perl
2 5 (3.05%) Python
2 5 (3.05%) SQL
3 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (35.98%) CCNP
3 28 (17.07%) CCNA
4 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
5 22 (13.41%) CCIE
6 21 (12.80%) SC Cleared
7 17 (10.37%) CISSP
8 13 (7.93%) CCSE
9 11 (6.71%) Degree
10 9 (5.49%) CCSA
10 9 (5.49%) JNCIP
10 9 (5.49%) JNCIS
11 8 (4.88%) CEH
11 8 (4.88%) GCIA
11 8 (4.88%) GCIH
12 6 (3.66%) JNCIE
13 5 (3.05%) CCDP
13 5 (3.05%) CCSP
13 5 (3.05%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (6.71%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.27%) SLA
4 4 (2.44%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.27%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.22%) vCloud
3 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (18.90%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.88%) RSA enVision
2 8 (4.88%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (3.05%) Nagios
4 4 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.83%) QRadar
6 2 (1.22%) Cacti
6 2 (1.22%) Graphite
6 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.22%) Opsview
6 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.22%) vMotion
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.61%) SCCM
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (79.88%) Cisco
2 60 (36.59%) Juniper
3 58 (35.37%) F5
4 44 (26.83%) CheckPoint
5 37 (22.56%) Palo Alto
6 22 (13.41%) HP
7 21 (12.80%) Blue Coat
8 14 (8.54%) Citrix
9 11 (6.71%) Qualys
9 11 (6.71%) VMware
10 10 (6.10%) Intel Security
10 10 (6.10%) Sourcefire
10 10 (6.10%) Symantec
11 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
11 9 (5.49%) Tufin
12 8 (4.88%) NetWitness
12 8 (4.88%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.66%) Aruba
13 6 (3.66%) Infoblox
13 6 (3.66%) IronPort
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