The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 16 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% - 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £438 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1095 1117 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.80% 46.44% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 549 521
Median daily rate £400 £408 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 102
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £23.90 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fortinet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Fortinet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fortinet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortinet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Fortinet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire - 12 £450 - 3
Solihull - 3 - -
Birmingham - 1 £310 - 3
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) F5
7 13 (50.00%) OSPF
8 11 (42.31%) Juniper
8 11 (42.31%) Aruba
9 10 (38.46%) BGP
10 9 (34.62%) BMC
10 9 (34.62%) WAN
10 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
11 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
11 8 (30.77%) ITIL
11 8 (30.77%) Oracle
11 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
12 7 (26.92%) Network Design
12 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
12 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
13 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
13 6 (23.08%) Service Management
14 5 (19.23%) OPNET
14 5 (19.23%) CSS

Fortinet
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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) OSPF
3 10 (38.46%) BGP
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
7 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 4 (15.38%) VPN
7 4 (15.38%) Wireless
8 3 (11.54%) DHCP
8 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) SSH
8 3 (11.54%) SSL
9 2 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Design Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Network Design
4 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Network Management
5 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.85%) Coaching
9 1 (3.85%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OPNET
2 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) F5
4 11 (42.31%) Aruba
4 11 (42.31%) Juniper
5 9 (34.62%) BMC
6 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Nokia
8 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
9 4 (15.38%) Remedy
10 3 (11.54%) IBM
10 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
11 2 (7.69%) TOWER Software
12 1 (3.85%) Brocade
12 1 (3.85%) CA