Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 655 432 673
Rank change year-on-year -223 +241 +57
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 92 74 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 1.65% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 96
10th Percentile £343 £360 £313
25th Percentile £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £413 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -9.09%
75th Percentile £538 £448 £488
90th Percentile £575 £481 £575
UK median daily rate £455 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +10.30% +3.13% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £17.75 " £19.05
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £20.11
75th Percentile £19.25 " £44.33
90th Percentile " " £58.23
UK median hourly rate £18.50 - £20.11

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 10,922 4,482 11,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.97% 16.07% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,907 3,107 7,947
10th Percentile £350 £310 £275
25th Percentile £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK median daily rate £543 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 87 243
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.56 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.38 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £45.13 £36.63 £28.75
90th Percentile £61.80 £52.40 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.28 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.81% -1.25% +14.29%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FortiGate in England.

Daily rate trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FortiGate in England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FortiGate in England.

Hourly rate trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
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 28 October 2021. 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 -166 38 £520 +15.56% 14
North of England -99 16 £431 +7.81% 17
North West -71 12 £463 +15.63% 16
South East -89 12 £500 +6.38% 4
East of England -35 11 £400 +6.67% 5
South West -48 7 £350 +3.70% 6
West Midlands -63 5 £325 - 4
Midlands -68 5 £325 - 10
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 70 (76.09%) Firewall
2 56 (60.87%) Cisco
3 36 (39.13%) Fortinet
3 36 (39.13%) Azure
4 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 28 (30.43%) WAN
5 27 (29.35%) Active Directory
6 24 (26.09%) VMware
7 23 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
8 22 (23.91%) SD-WAN
9 21 (22.83%) Social Skills
9 21 (22.83%) BGP
9 21 (22.83%) Windows
10 20 (21.74%) VPN
10 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 19 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (20.65%) F5
12 17 (18.48%) Migration
13 15 (16.30%) Wireless
13 15 (16.30%) Juniper
13 15 (16.30%) DNS
13 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (16.30%) Network Security
14 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (15.22%) DevOps
14 14 (15.22%) LAN
14 14 (15.22%) MPLS
14 14 (15.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (14.13%) Palo Alto

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 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (39.13%) Azure
2 23 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (15.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.61%) IaaS
5 6 (6.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (5.43%) Azure Key Vault
6 5 (5.43%) Serverless
7 4 (4.35%) AWS
8 3 (3.26%) Azure Sentinel
8 3 (3.26%) PaaS
8 3 (3.26%) SaaS
9 2 (2.17%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (1.09%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.09%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (76.09%) Firewall
2 28 (30.43%) WAN
3 22 (23.91%) SD-WAN
4 21 (22.83%) BGP
5 20 (21.74%) VPN
6 15 (16.30%) DNS
6 15 (16.30%) Network Security
6 15 (16.30%) Wireless
7 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (15.22%) LAN
7 14 (15.22%) MPLS
8 13 (14.13%) OSPF
9 10 (10.87%) Internet
10 9 (9.78%) Cisco Firepower
10 9 (9.78%) HSRP
10 9 (9.78%) SSL
11 8 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (8.70%) IPsec
11 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) Metadata
3 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) Power BI
3 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.09%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.43%) kappa
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (22.83%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Public Sector
3 8 (8.70%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Architect
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Network Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) VMware Architect
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) ARM Templates
2 5 (5.43%) JSON
2 5 (5.43%) Kafka
2 5 (5.43%) SAML
2 5 (5.43%) Spark Streaming
3 4 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.35%) Jinja
3 4 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.09%) LDAP
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) PySpark
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.52%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.43%) Clustering
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) PKI
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.17%) iPad
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) IPTV
7 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) Windows 10
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (5.43%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 14 (15.22%) DevOps
3 10 (10.87%) Change Management
3 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (7.61%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.52%) Analytics
6 6 (6.52%) Network Design
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.43%) Data Ingestion
7 5 (5.43%) Data Pipeline
7 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.43%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 4 (4.35%) Architectural Design
8 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.61%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.04%) CCNP
3 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) CCNA
4 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.61%) CCIE
6 6 (6.52%) DBS Check
6 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.35%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.26%) JSP 440
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (29.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.70%) VMware NSX
4 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.43%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.17%) Firmware
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (8.70%) Terraform
3 6 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.43%) Puppet
5 3 (3.26%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) SCCM
6 2 (2.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco CME
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.09%) Kibana
7 1 (1.09%) logstash
7 1 (1.09%) NetMRI
7 1 (1.09%) PaperCut
7 1 (1.09%) QRadar
7 1 (1.09%) Salt
7 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (60.87%) Cisco
2 36 (39.13%) Fortinet
3 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.09%) VMware
5 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 19 (20.65%) F5
7 15 (16.30%) Juniper
8 13 (14.13%) Citrix
8 13 (14.13%) Palo Alto
9 12 (13.04%) Meraki
10 8 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.52%) Arista
11 6 (6.52%) NetApp
11 6 (6.52%) Ubiquiti
12 5 (5.43%) Aruba
12 5 (5.43%) Databricks
12 5 (5.43%) Dell
12 5 (5.43%) Oracle
13 4 (4.35%) EMC
13 4 (4.35%) HP