Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 6 months to 15 November 2019 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 640 715 744
Rank change year-on-year +75 +29 +24
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 126 137 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.99% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 73 82
England median daily rate £400 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.58%
10th Percentile £283 £260 £313
90th Percentile £575 £537 £530
UK median daily rate £400 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
England median hourly rate £20.11 - £23.00
UK median hourly rate £20.11 - £31.85

FortiGate is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,145 13,870 11,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.54% 14.56% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,609 9,461 7,624
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 376 265
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.13% -23.84%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.65 £46.88 £47.70
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.40% - -22.22%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FortiGate in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FortiGate in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +98 33 £431 -9.21% 11
South East +31 33 £400 -9.86% 9
Midlands +46 24 £400 -21.57% 3
North of England +33 23 £400 +14.29% 4
North West +40 22 £413 +17.86% 2
West Midlands +44 19 £400 -21.38% 1
East of England +32 8 £400 +16.36%
East Midlands +27 5 £450 - 2
South West -11 5 £588 +38.24% 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £350 - 2
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 109 (86.51%) Cisco
2 103 (81.75%) Firewall
3 57 (45.24%) Cisco ASA
4 56 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (41.27%) LAN
6 50 (39.68%) WAN
7 39 (30.95%) CCNP
8 34 (26.98%) F5
9 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
10 29 (23.02%) Finance
11 28 (22.22%) CCNA
11 28 (22.22%) Fortinet
12 27 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (20.63%) TCP/IP
14 22 (17.46%) Network Security
15 21 (16.67%) ITIL
15 21 (16.67%) CheckPoint
15 21 (16.67%) Wireless
16 20 (15.87%) VPN
17 19 (15.08%) Juniper
17 19 (15.08%) Migration
17 19 (15.08%) VMware
17 19 (15.08%) Network Design
18 18 (14.29%) BGP
18 18 (14.29%) Azure
18 18 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (13.49%) Meraki
19 17 (13.49%) Skype
19 17 (13.49%) Change Management
19 17 (13.49%) OSPF

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) Azure
2 12 (9.52%) Office 365
3 9 (7.14%) AWS
4 8 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.97%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (3.97%) IaaS
6 5 (3.97%) PaaS
6 5 (3.97%) Power Platform
7 4 (3.17%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.17%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.79%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 103 (81.75%) Firewall
2 57 (45.24%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (41.27%) LAN
4 50 (39.68%) WAN
5 26 (20.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.46%) Network Security
7 21 (16.67%) Wireless
8 20 (15.87%) VPN
9 18 (14.29%) BGP
9 18 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (13.49%) OSPF
10 17 (13.49%) Skype
10 17 (13.49%) WLAN
11 16 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (12.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (9.52%) Unified Communications
13 11 (8.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 11 (8.73%) VLAN
14 9 (7.14%) MPLS
15 8 (6.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
2 5 (3.97%) Power BI
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.17%) Big Data
3 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.76%) Local Government
5 5 (3.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.97%) Retail
6 4 (3.17%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Firewall Engineer
3 15 (11.90%) Architect
3 15 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (11.90%) Network Architect
4 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Network Support
10 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Network Specialist
11 5 (3.97%) Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) IP Security Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) REST
2 2 (1.59%) RESTful
2 2 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.97%) Hedge funds
3 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Tandem
5 2 (1.59%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) CCTV
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Linux
2 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.97%) Check Point GAiA
4 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (16.67%) ITIL
3 19 (15.08%) Migration
3 19 (15.08%) Network Design
4 17 (13.49%) Change Management
5 15 (11.90%) BCP
5 15 (11.90%) Business Continuity
5 15 (11.90%) Business Continuity Planning
5 15 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (11.90%) Technology Roadmap
6 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (7.14%) High Availability
8 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.56%) Change Control
9 7 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.56%) Presales
9 7 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (30.95%) CCNP
3 28 (22.22%) CCNA
4 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.56%) CCIE
5 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.38%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.59%) CCDA
8 2 (1.59%) CCDP
8 2 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.59%) CISSP
8 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.79%) CCSP
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) MBA
9 1 (0.79%) MCP
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.17%) GDPR
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.38%) NIST
4 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) VMware NSX
3 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Docker
4 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.76%) SCCM
3 5 (3.97%) Terraform
4 4 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.38%) Ansible
6 2 (1.59%) Iperf
6 2 (1.59%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (86.51%) Cisco
2 34 (26.98%) F5
3 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
4 28 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 21 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 19 (15.08%) Juniper
6 19 (15.08%) VMware
7 17 (13.49%) Meraki
8 13 (10.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.32%) Splunk
9 12 (9.52%) SolarWinds
10 10 (7.94%) McAfee
11 8 (6.35%) Tufin
12 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.56%) HP
13 6 (4.76%) Aruba
14 5 (3.97%) Aerohive Networks
14 5 (3.97%) Apple
14 5 (3.97%) Polycom