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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet
Rank 512 543 547
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 99 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.091% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 13
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
25012 24551 23700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 44.87% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12809
Average daily rate £400 £376 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1077 1191
Average hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 +11 80 £335 -16.25% 33
London +14 29 £465 +3.33% 13
South East -9 21 £325 -18.75% 10
Scotland +10 16 £330 - 1
City of London -5 10 £465 -7.00% 5
Berkshire +3 9 £300 -29.41% 6
Oxfordshire -16 9 £330 -17.50% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £500 -
West Midlands +5 7 £320 +4.06% 2
South West - 6 £250 -
Erskine - 6 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £300 -
Oxford -12 5 £316 -12.82% 1
North West -23 5 - - 4
East of England - 5 £300 - 2
Telford - 5 £310 -
Shropshire - 5 £310 -
Suffolk - 4 £300 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £300 - 1
Manchester -14 3 - - 2
Exeter - 3 £250 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £320 -
Devon - 3 £250 -
Reading -2 2 - - 4
Slough - 2 £300 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £340 -

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 128 (81.53%) Firewall
2 126 (80.25%) Cisco
3 104 (66.24%) CheckPoint
4 81 (51.59%) F5
5 73 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (39.49%) Juniper
7 58 (36.94%) WAN
7 58 (36.94%) Cisco ASA
8 52 (33.12%) Network Security
9 50 (31.85%) CCNP
10 43 (27.39%) LAN
10 43 (27.39%) Load Balancing
10 43 (27.39%) Blue Coat
11 42 (26.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (22.93%) Data Centre
12 36 (22.93%) HP
13 31 (19.75%) MPLS
14 30 (19.11%) McAfee
15 29 (18.47%) OSPF
15 29 (18.47%) Telecoms
15 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
16 28 (17.83%) BGP
17 27 (17.20%) Nokia
17 27 (17.20%) VoIP
18 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
18 26 (16.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 25 (15.92%) FortiGate
20 24 (15.29%) BIG-IP
20 24 (15.29%) Wireless
21 23 (14.65%) Finance

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 128 (81.53%) Firewall
2 58 (36.94%) Cisco ASA
2 58 (36.94%) WAN
3 52 (33.12%) Network Security
4 43 (27.39%) LAN
5 42 (26.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (19.75%) MPLS
7 29 (18.47%) OSPF
8 28 (17.83%) BGP
9 27 (17.20%) VoIP
10 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
10 26 (16.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 24 (15.29%) BIG-IP
11 24 (15.29%) Wireless
12 22 (14.01%) VLAN
12 22 (14.01%) VPN
13 18 (11.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 16 (10.19%) EIGRP
15 15 (9.55%) SSL
15 15 (9.55%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (18.47%) Telecoms
2 23 (14.65%) Finance
3 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Security Engineer
3 20 (12.74%) Consultant
4 15 (9.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Firewall Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Network Support
8 10 (6.37%) Network Design Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Network Specialist
11 7 (4.46%) Designer
11 7 (4.46%) Network Consultant
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Network Security Consultant
13 5 (3.18%) Firewall Consultant
13 5 (3.18%) Security Analyst
13 5 (3.18%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) CSS
2 12 (7.64%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.91%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.91%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.10%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.82%) User Experience
4 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.55%) Replication
5 3 (1.91%) e-Health
5 3 (1.91%) Statistics
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) SecurID
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) CMDB
7 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) Windows
2 9 (5.73%) Linux
3 8 (5.10%) UNIX
4 3 (1.91%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) Load Balancing
2 23 (14.65%) Network Design
3 21 (13.38%) ITIL
4 17 (10.83%) WAN Optimisation
5 14 (8.92%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.37%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.73%) Project Management
7 9 (5.73%) Network Management
8 8 (5.10%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.10%) Service Management
9 7 (4.46%) SIEM
9 7 (4.46%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.46%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.82%) Analytics
11 5 (3.18%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.18%) Change Management
12 4 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 5 (3.18%) Python
2 5 (3.18%) Perl
3 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.27%) Ruby
4 2 (1.27%) Tcl
4 2 (1.27%) VBScript
4 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (31.85%) CCNP
3 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
4 23 (14.65%) CCIE
5 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
6 21 (13.38%) CCNA
7 19 (12.10%) CCSE
8 14 (8.92%) CCSA
9 12 (7.64%) CCDP
10 11 (7.01%) CISSP
10 11 (7.01%) Degree
11 10 (6.37%) CCSP
12 7 (4.46%) JNCIP
12 7 (4.46%) JNCIE
12 7 (4.46%) HP ASE
13 6 (3.82%) HP MASE
14 4 (2.55%) CCIP
15 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.91%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.18%) SLA
4 4 (2.55%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.91%) vSphere
5 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.64%) Firmware
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) FortiGate
2 15 (9.55%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.82%) OPNET
5 4 (2.55%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.64%) Iperf
Vendors
1 126 (80.25%) Cisco
2 104 (66.24%) CheckPoint
3 81 (51.59%) F5
4 62 (39.49%) Juniper
5 43 (27.39%) Blue Coat
6 36 (22.93%) HP
7 30 (19.11%) McAfee
8 27 (17.20%) Nokia
9 19 (12.10%) SolarWinds
10 18 (11.46%) BMC
11 17 (10.83%) Riverbed
12 15 (9.55%) Citrix
13 13 (8.28%) Tufin
14 10 (6.37%) IBM
14 10 (6.37%) Imperva
15 8 (5.10%) VMware
16 7 (4.46%) Sourcefire
16 7 (4.46%) TippingPoint
16 7 (4.46%) Aruba
17 6 (3.82%) IronPort
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