The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
London / City of London
Rank 150 156 185
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.061% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.58% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £419 £394 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% +22.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £379 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £409 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FortiGate is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 344 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.39% 10.44% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 248 317
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing FortiGate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the City of London

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FortiGate in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in the City of London

FortiGate
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate 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 City of London region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow