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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 535 525 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 71 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +39.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
(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 -1 68 £413 +8.55% 26
London +27 28 £488 +14.70% 7
South East -14 15 £400 +73.91% 7
North West -6 13 £295 -28.04% 5
Berkshire +17 11 £438 +59.09% 3
City of London +23 7 £450 +12.50%
Cheshire -4 6 £280 -31.70%
West Midlands -11 5 £308 - 1
Manchester - 5 £375 - 5
Warrington - 4 £280 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £363 - 2
Reading - 4 £450 -
Oxford - 3 £325 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £308 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Wrexham - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (83.00%) Firewall
2 69 (69.00%) Cisco
3 52 (52.00%) CheckPoint
4 42 (42.00%) Juniper
5 36 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (33.00%) Network Security
7 30 (30.00%) F5
8 28 (28.00%) CCNP
9 25 (25.00%) WAN
10 24 (24.00%) OSPF
11 23 (23.00%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (22.00%) BGP
13 21 (21.00%) HP
13 21 (21.00%) MPLS
13 21 (21.00%) VMware
14 20 (20.00%) LAN
14 20 (20.00%) VPN
15 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
15 19 (19.00%) Windows
16 18 (18.00%) VLAN
17 17 (17.00%) CISSP
18 16 (16.00%) ITIL
18 16 (16.00%) IPsec
18 16 (16.00%) Blue Coat
18 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
18 16 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (15.00%) FortiGate
19 15 (15.00%) Finance
20 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
20 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (83.00%) Firewall
2 33 (33.00%) Network Security
3 25 (25.00%) WAN
4 24 (24.00%) OSPF
5 23 (23.00%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (22.00%) BGP
7 21 (21.00%) MPLS
8 20 (20.00%) LAN
8 20 (20.00%) VPN
9 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
10 18 (18.00%) VLAN
11 16 (16.00%) IPsec
11 16 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (12.00%) SSL
13 11 (11.00%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (8.00%) BIG-IP
15 8 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
16 7 (7.00%) VoIP
16 7 (7.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 8 (8.00%) Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Support
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) SecurID
2 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.00%) Open Source
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) UNIX
3 6 (6.00%) Solaris
4 2 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.00%) Validation
4 7 (7.00%) Migration
4 7 (7.00%) Data Management
4 7 (7.00%) Network Design
4 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.00%) Service Management
6 5 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (5.00%) eTOM
6 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.00%) Workflow
6 5 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (4.00%) Network Management
7 4 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (28.00%) CCNP
3 17 (17.00%) CISSP
4 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.00%) CISM
7 7 (7.00%) CCIE
7 7 (7.00%) CCSP
8 5 (5.00%) CCNA
9 4 (4.00%) CCSE
10 3 (3.00%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.00%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.00%) CCSA
10 3 (3.00%) Degree
11 2 (2.00%) GCIA
11 2 (2.00%) GCIH
11 2 (2.00%) CCDP
11 2 (2.00%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.00%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) GPG13
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.00%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.00%) Snort
6 1 (1.00%) Squid
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.00%) KVM
6 1 (1.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.00%) OPNET
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (69.00%) Cisco
2 52 (52.00%) CheckPoint
3 42 (42.00%) Juniper
4 30 (30.00%) F5
5 21 (21.00%) HP
5 21 (21.00%) VMware
6 16 (16.00%) Blue Coat
7 12 (12.00%) Tufin
7 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.00%) McAfee
9 7 (7.00%) Nokia
10 6 (6.00%) Websense
11 5 (5.00%) Citrix
11 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.00%) TippingPoint
12 4 (4.00%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.00%) BMC
13 3 (3.00%) Brocade
13 3 (3.00%) AlgoSec
14 2 (2.00%) 3PAR
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