The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 562 526 566
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 41 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.054% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
Average daily rate £375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £572 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £460 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +41.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.84% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1212 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 27 £410 -18.00% 17
Scotland +1 12 £145 -44.76%
West Midlands +1 11 £420 -25.00% 1
London -38 10 £325 -31.57% 7
Shropshire +1 6 £420 -25.00%
Telford -1 4 £420 -25.00%
City of London -13 3 £338 -28.94% 5
East of England -30 3 £475 +18.75% 2
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - - 1
South East -13 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 70 (92.11%) Cisco
2 68 (89.47%) Firewall
3 49 (64.47%) CheckPoint
4 41 (53.95%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (51.32%) WAN
6 38 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (46.05%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (44.74%) F5
8 34 (44.74%) CCNP
9 32 (42.11%) MPLS
10 27 (35.53%) McAfee
10 27 (35.53%) Blue Coat
11 25 (32.89%) BIG-IP
11 25 (32.89%) DMVPN
12 24 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 24 (31.58%) Juniper
12 24 (31.58%) CSS
13 23 (30.26%) WAN Optimisation
13 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 20 (26.32%) VoIP
15 19 (25.00%) VMware
16 18 (23.68%) Incident Management
17 17 (22.37%) VLAN
17 17 (22.37%) Root Cause Analysis
18 16 (21.05%) LAN
19 15 (19.74%) HP
20 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
20 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
21 13 (17.11%) Windows
21 13 (17.11%) Service Management

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (89.47%) Firewall
2 39 (51.32%) WAN
3 38 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (46.05%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (42.11%) MPLS
6 25 (32.89%) BIG-IP
6 25 (32.89%) DMVPN
7 24 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 23 (30.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (26.32%) VoIP
10 17 (22.37%) VLAN
11 16 (21.05%) LAN
12 11 (14.47%) OSPF
12 11 (14.47%) Network Security
13 10 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (11.84%) BGP
14 9 (11.84%) Wireless
14 9 (11.84%) WLAN
15 8 (10.53%) Multicast
16 7 (9.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) KDB
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) JUnit
1 1 (1.32%) JMeter
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) German Language
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Network Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Network Support
4 12 (15.79%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.32%) CORBA
2 1 (1.32%) OCX
2 1 (1.32%) Xerces
2 1 (1.32%) Xalan
2 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.32%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.32%) NHS
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) SUSE
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Debian
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) WAN Optimisation
2 18 (23.68%) Incident Management
3 17 (22.37%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (17.11%) Service Management
5 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.89%) Migration
6 6 (7.89%) Network Design
7 5 (6.58%) Data Management
7 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 5 (6.58%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.95%) Change Management
9 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.63%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.32%) Network Management
10 1 (1.32%) SIEM
10 1 (1.32%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.32%) Data Security
10 1 (1.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) Perl
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) Lisp
2 1 (1.32%) Ruby
2 1 (1.32%) Korn
2 1 (1.32%) C-shell
2 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) C++
2 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (53.95%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (44.74%) CCNP
3 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) CCNA
4 6 (7.89%) CCDP
4 6 (7.89%) CCIE
4 6 (7.89%) CCSP
5 5 (6.58%) Degree
6 4 (5.26%) VTSP
7 3 (3.95%) CCSE
8 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.63%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.63%) CISA
8 2 (2.63%) CISM
8 2 (2.63%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) KVM
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) qmail
5 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Snort
5 1 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.95%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) Nessus
4 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.32%) Cacti
4 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 70 (92.11%) Cisco
2 49 (64.47%) CheckPoint
3 34 (44.74%) F5
4 27 (35.53%) McAfee
4 27 (35.53%) Blue Coat
5 24 (31.58%) Juniper
6 19 (25.00%) VMware
7 15 (19.74%) HP
8 9 (11.84%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.53%) Remedy
9 8 (10.53%) BMC
10 5 (6.58%) TOWER Software
11 4 (5.26%) Nokia
11 4 (5.26%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.95%) Nortel
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle
12 3 (3.95%) Brocade
13 2 (2.63%) Huawei
13 2 (2.63%) Sybase
13 2 (2.63%) IBM
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