The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fortinet over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.31% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +2.66% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fortinet is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 227 441 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.07% 45.70% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 238 220
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -0.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Fortinet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in Cheshire

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fortinet in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fortinet in Cheshire

Fortinet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Chester - 1 £388 -
Fortinet
North West

Fortinet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Fortinet.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper

Fortinet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Support
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto