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 22 September 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.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 508 521 558
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +37
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 98 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 24
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £233
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +44.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £21.00

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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 95 £388 -3.12% 16
London +22 35 £481 -3.75% 4
North West +4 16 £300 -25.00% 2
South East -3 16 £400 +73.91% 3
Berkshire +20 13 £438 +59.09% 2
West Midlands -4 13 £308 -23.60% 2
City of London +31 10 £419 -27.17%
Cheshire +10 9 £285 -25.00%
Manchester -7 5 £375 - 2
Warrington - 5 £280 -
Reading - 5 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +1 2 £425 - 1
Oxford - 2 £325 -
Scotland -8 1 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £308 - 1
Wrexham - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Altrincham - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 108 (83.08%) Firewall
2 92 (70.77%) Cisco
3 66 (50.77%) Juniper
4 65 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 51 (39.23%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (31.54%) F5
7 39 (30.00%) Network Security
8 38 (29.23%) CCNP
9 34 (26.15%) OSPF
10 32 (24.62%) BGP
11 29 (22.31%) WAN
11 29 (22.31%) ITIL
12 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
13 26 (20.00%) HP
13 26 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (19.23%) LAN
15 24 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
16 23 (17.69%) VPN
17 21 (16.15%) Windows
17 21 (16.15%) CISSP
17 21 (16.15%) VMware
17 21 (16.15%) Load Balancing
18 20 (15.38%) VLAN
18 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
18 20 (15.38%) IPsec
18 20 (15.38%) MPLS
19 18 (13.85%) Finance
19 18 (13.85%) FortiGate
20 16 (12.31%) Blue Coat

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.77%) SAS
2 1 (0.77%) Apache
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 108 (83.08%) Firewall
2 39 (30.00%) Network Security
3 34 (26.15%) OSPF
4 32 (24.62%) BGP
5 29 (22.31%) WAN
6 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
7 26 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (19.23%) LAN
9 24 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (17.69%) VPN
11 20 (15.38%) MPLS
11 20 (15.38%) IPsec
11 20 (15.38%) VLAN
12 16 (12.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (10.77%) BIG-IP
14 13 (10.00%) SSL
15 12 (9.23%) Cisco PIX
16 11 (8.46%) Ethernet
17 8 (6.15%) DNS
17 8 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.85%) Network Specialist
3 15 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) Architect
7 9 (6.92%) Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Network Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Monitoring Specialist
10 6 (4.62%) Security Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Network Support
12 4 (3.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) CSS
2 4 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Visualisation
1 11 (8.46%) User Experience
2 9 (6.92%) SecurID
3 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) Open Source
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) UNIX
3 8 (6.15%) Solaris
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (9.23%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.46%) Network Management
6 8 (6.15%) Validation
6 8 (6.15%) Migration
6 8 (6.15%) Network Design
6 8 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.38%) Data Management
8 5 (3.85%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (3.85%) Information Security
8 5 (3.85%) Service Management
8 5 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Workflow
8 5 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.85%) eTOM
9 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (39.23%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (29.23%) CCNP
3 24 (18.46%) Security Cleared
4 21 (16.15%) CISSP
5 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 16 (12.31%) CCNA
7 9 (6.92%) CISM
8 8 (6.15%) CCIE
9 7 (5.38%) CCSP
10 5 (3.85%) CCSE
11 4 (3.08%) CEH
11 4 (3.08%) GCIA
11 4 (3.08%) GCIH
11 4 (3.08%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.31%) CCSA
12 3 (2.31%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.31%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.31%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.31%) Degree
12 3 (2.31%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) GPG13
2 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.77%) Snort
5 1 (0.77%) Squid
5 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.77%) XenApp
5 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) FortiGate
2 11 (8.46%) OPNET
3 4 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.77%) Nessus
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (70.77%) Cisco
2 66 (50.77%) Juniper
3 65 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 41 (31.54%) F5
5 26 (20.00%) HP
6 21 (16.15%) VMware
7 16 (12.31%) Blue Coat
8 15 (11.54%) Nokia
9 13 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 12 (9.23%) Tufin
10 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.23%) BMC
11 11 (8.46%) Riverbed
12 9 (6.92%) McAfee
12 9 (6.92%) Websense
13 5 (3.85%) TippingPoint
14 4 (3.08%) Citrix
15 3 (2.31%) ProCurve
15 3 (2.31%) AlgoSec
16 2 (1.54%) MobileIron
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