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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet
Rank 104 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 12 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.48% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £403 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +21.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £36.83
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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
1191 984 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.05% 47.17% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 494 455
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 83 100
Average hourly rate £16.63 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 2014. 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
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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
Shropshire -8 7 £265 -34.16% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 - 3
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
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England

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
1 15 (88.24%) BGP
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) F5
2 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (76.47%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) Nokia
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (76.47%) BIG-IP
4 12 (70.59%) OPNET
4 12 (70.59%) Riverbed
4 12 (70.59%) SolarWinds
4 12 (70.59%) Visualisation
4 12 (70.59%) BMC
4 12 (70.59%) Network Management
4 12 (70.59%) User Experience
5 11 (64.71%) Network Architecture
5 11 (64.71%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Middleware

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
1 15 (88.24%) BGP
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (76.47%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) FCoE
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Network Specialist
3 7 (41.18%) Monitoring Specialist
4 5 (29.41%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Visualisation
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (70.59%) Network Management
4 11 (64.71%) Network Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.88%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.88%) HP APS
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) OPNET
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
2 14 (82.35%) F5
3 13 (76.47%) Nokia
4 12 (70.59%) Riverbed
4 12 (70.59%) SolarWinds
4 12 (70.59%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) AirMagnet
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Motorola
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba