The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
England / West Midlands
Rank 123 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.043% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £540 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
151 132 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.26% 5.61% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 40 94
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing FortiGate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FortiGate across the West Midlands region.

FortiGate Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £540 -
FortiGate
England

FortiGate
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) DMZ
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
5 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
5 3 (37.50%) TACACS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) WPA2
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Converged Networks

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) DMZ
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) TACACS
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) WPA2
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Converged Networks
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft