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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fortinet
Rank 122 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.093% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.19% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £283 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -32.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £29.17
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Fortinet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Birmingham -3 2 £413 +37.50%
Shropshire -19 1 £400 +50.94%
Fortinet
England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Brocade
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds