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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 121 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 14 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.078% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.17% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £463 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £255 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £295 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
Fortinet
England

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
1241 1162 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.36% 45.36% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 563 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 109
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £10.52 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.15 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 10 £450 +63.63%
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £475 - 2
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 35 (85.37%) Firewall
3 33 (80.49%) CheckPoint
4 21 (51.22%) OSPF
4 21 (51.22%) F5
5 19 (46.34%) Juniper
6 18 (43.90%) BGP
7 16 (39.02%) BMC
7 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
8 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
8 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
8 15 (36.59%) Riverbed
9 14 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (34.15%) LAN
10 13 (31.71%) CSS
10 13 (31.71%) Nokia
10 13 (31.71%) OPNET
10 13 (31.71%) Wireless
10 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
10 13 (31.71%) Aruba
11 12 (29.27%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 11 (26.83%) Network Management
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (24.39%) Network Security
13 10 (24.39%) FortiGate
13 10 (24.39%) WAN
13 10 (24.39%) Intel Security

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 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) assyst
2 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) OSPF
3 18 (43.90%) BGP
4 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
4 15 (36.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 13 (31.71%) Wireless
7 12 (29.27%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (24.39%) Network Security
8 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 9 (21.95%) SNMP
9 9 (21.95%) VLAN
10 7 (17.07%) WPA2
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) TACACS
12 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (9.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Design Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) CSS
2 7 (17.07%) 802.1X
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.07%) User Experience
3 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.32%) CMDB
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Network Management
3 9 (21.95%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (21.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
5 7 (17.07%) Network Design
6 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
11 1 (2.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 4 (9.76%) CCIE
7 3 (7.32%) CCDA
7 3 (7.32%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) OPNET
2 10 (24.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 33 (80.49%) CheckPoint
3 21 (51.22%) F5
4 19 (46.34%) Juniper
5 16 (39.02%) BMC
6 15 (36.59%) Riverbed
7 13 (31.71%) Aruba
7 13 (31.71%) Nokia
7 13 (31.71%) SolarWinds
8 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
10 7 (17.07%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
11 4 (9.76%) Meraki
11 4 (9.76%) Remedy
12 3 (7.32%) Huawei
12 3 (7.32%) IBM
13 2 (4.88%) TOWER Software