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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 129 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 20 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £470 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £340 £373
% change year-on-year
+23.82% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1497 1103 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.20% 43.91% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 524 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 97
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 -25 7 £440 +60.00%
Birmingham - 5 £475 -
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 43 (87.76%) Firewall
3 37 (75.51%) CheckPoint
4 30 (61.22%) F5
5 29 (59.18%) Juniper
6 23 (46.94%) OSPF
6 23 (46.94%) BGP
6 23 (46.94%) BIG-IP
7 22 (44.90%) Load Balancing
7 22 (44.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (44.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 21 (42.86%) BMC
9 20 (40.82%) Nokia
9 20 (40.82%) Riverbed
9 20 (40.82%) SolarWinds
10 19 (38.78%) CSS
10 19 (38.78%) OPNET
11 17 (34.69%) ITIL
11 17 (34.69%) ITIL V3
11 17 (34.69%) Network Management
12 16 (32.65%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (30.61%) Wireless
13 15 (30.61%) LAN
13 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (26.53%) Network Architecture
14 13 (26.53%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (26.53%) User Experience
15 12 (24.49%) Intel Security
15 12 (24.49%) CCNP
16 11 (22.45%) CCNA

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 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (87.76%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) BGP
2 23 (46.94%) BIG-IP
2 23 (46.94%) OSPF
3 22 (44.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (44.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (30.61%) LAN
4 15 (30.61%) Wireless
5 13 (26.53%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (22.45%) Network Security
6 11 (22.45%) WAN
7 8 (16.33%) SNMP
7 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 8 (16.33%) WPA2
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (14.29%) TACACS
8 7 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (8.16%) DHCP
9 4 (8.16%) DNS
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Network Specialist
5 7 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
5 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring Specialist
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Network Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Wireless Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Support
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) CSS
2 10 (20.41%) 802.1X
3 5 (10.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Load Balancing
2 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) ITIL V3
2 17 (34.69%) Network Management
3 16 (32.65%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (26.53%) Network Architecture
5 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) Presales
9 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Service Management
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) Change Control
10 2 (4.08%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNP
3 11 (22.45%) CCNA
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) CCIE
6 3 (6.12%) CCDA
6 3 (6.12%) CCDP
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.12%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) OPNET
2 11 (22.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Cacti
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 37 (75.51%) CheckPoint
3 30 (61.22%) F5
4 29 (59.18%) Juniper
5 21 (42.86%) BMC
6 20 (40.82%) Nokia
6 20 (40.82%) Riverbed
6 20 (40.82%) SolarWinds
7 12 (24.49%) Intel Security
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.20%) Aruba
9 5 (10.20%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.16%) Meraki
11 3 (6.12%) Brocade
11 3 (6.12%) HP
11 3 (6.12%) Huawei
12 2 (4.08%) IBM
13 1 (2.04%) Citrix
13 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software