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 28 January 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.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet
Rank 475 520 501
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -19
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 96 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.080% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 21
Average daily rate
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£389 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +27.27%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 2015.

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
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 28 January 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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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 +36 90 £390 -7.14% 26
London +47 48 £400 -3.09% 12
South East +17 31 £375 - 5
Berkshire +27 25 £375 - 1
City of London +26 14 £413 -3.06% 6
Scotland -4 6 £308 - 2
North West +4 5 £403 -11.53% 4
East Midlands +19 3 £363 -23.68%
Cheshire +5 3 £305 -32.96%
Slough - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £390 - 1
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £425 -10.52%
Nottingham -4 2 £425 -10.52%
West Midlands -13 2 £283 -32.73% 3
Hampshire - 2 £325 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 1 £325 -
East of England 0 1 £325 - 1
Shropshire -13 1 £265 -36.90%
Warrington - 1 £305 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 - 4
Birmingham - 1 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 161 (88.46%) Firewall
2 141 (77.47%) Cisco
3 118 (64.84%) CheckPoint
4 94 (51.65%) Juniper
5 87 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (47.25%) F5
7 68 (37.36%) CCNP
8 56 (30.77%) LAN
8 56 (30.77%) OSPF
9 53 (29.12%) Network Security
10 47 (25.82%) WAN
10 47 (25.82%) ITIL
10 47 (25.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 43 (23.63%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
12 40 (21.98%) Finance
13 39 (21.43%) BGP
14 37 (20.33%) SC Cleared
15 34 (18.68%) HP
16 32 (17.58%) CISSP
16 32 (17.58%) VPN
17 30 (16.48%) MPLS
18 29 (15.93%) Wireless
19 28 (15.38%) CCNA
20 26 (14.29%) CCIE
20 26 (14.29%) IPsec
20 26 (14.29%) Telecoms
21 25 (13.74%) Banking
21 25 (13.74%) Blue Coat
21 25 (13.74%) Load Balancing

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (2.75%) Lync
2 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 161 (88.46%) Firewall
2 56 (30.77%) LAN
2 56 (30.77%) OSPF
3 53 (29.12%) Network Security
4 47 (25.82%) WAN
4 47 (25.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (23.63%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (21.43%) BGP
7 32 (17.58%) VPN
8 30 (16.48%) MPLS
9 29 (15.93%) Wireless
10 26 (14.29%) IPsec
11 24 (13.19%) SSL
11 24 (13.19%) TCP/IP
12 21 (11.54%) WLAN
13 19 (10.44%) EIGRP
14 17 (9.34%) Internet
14 17 (9.34%) RIP
14 17 (9.34%) Multicast
15 16 (8.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 26 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 25 (13.74%) Banking
4 16 (8.79%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.91%) Network Engineer
2 32 (17.58%) Security Engineer
3 23 (12.64%) Network Specialist
4 21 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
5 19 (10.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (8.79%) Design Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Consultant
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) Architect
10 10 (5.49%) Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) IP Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Network Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Security Analyst
13 6 (3.30%) Security Specialist
13 6 (3.30%) Network Design Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) Monitoring Specialist
14 5 (2.75%) Network Security Specialist
14 5 (2.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 5 (2.75%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) CSS
2 4 (2.20%) Middleware
2 4 (2.20%) CGI
3 1 (0.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) SecurID
2 10 (5.49%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.49%) User Experience
3 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.65%) Social Media
4 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.65%) NHS
4 3 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.10%) AS400
5 2 (1.10%) Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) iSeries
5 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) UNIX
3 9 (4.95%) Solaris
4 8 (4.40%) Linux
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.82%) ITIL
2 25 (13.74%) Load Balancing
3 18 (9.89%) Validation
4 17 (9.34%) Low Latency
5 16 (8.79%) eTOM
6 14 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.14%) Network Management
8 12 (6.59%) Network Architecture
8 12 (6.59%) Demand Forecasting
8 12 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (4.40%) Migration
10 6 (3.30%) Project Management
11 5 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.75%) Information Security
12 4 (2.20%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (2.20%) Workflow
12 4 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (37.36%) CCNP
3 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
4 37 (20.33%) SC Cleared
5 32 (17.58%) CISSP
6 28 (15.38%) CCNA
7 26 (14.29%) CCIE
8 18 (9.89%) Degree
9 11 (6.04%) CCSA
10 8 (4.40%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.85%) CCSE
11 7 (3.85%) CISM
12 6 (3.30%) GCIA
12 6 (3.30%) GCIH
12 6 (3.30%) CEH
13 5 (2.75%) HP MASE
14 3 (1.65%) JNCIP
15 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GPG13
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.75%) vSphere
4 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) UAG
6 1 (0.55%) Squid
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (12.09%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.49%) OPNET
3 4 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.10%) OpenView
5 2 (1.10%) Nessus
5 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 141 (77.47%) Cisco
2 118 (64.84%) CheckPoint
3 94 (51.65%) Juniper
4 86 (47.25%) F5
5 34 (18.68%) HP
6 25 (13.74%) Blue Coat
7 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
8 22 (12.09%) Tufin
9 18 (9.89%) Nokia
10 16 (8.79%) VMware
11 15 (8.24%) AlgoSec
12 14 (7.69%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.59%) CA
14 11 (6.04%) BMC
15 10 (5.49%) Riverbed
16 9 (4.95%) McAfee
17 7 (3.85%) Websense
18 6 (3.30%) Citrix
18 6 (3.30%) Aruba
19 5 (2.75%) Brocade
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