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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
UK / England
Rank 461 568 550
Rank change year-on-year +107 -18  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 109 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.67% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 21 17
Median daily rate £428 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £242 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £465
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4085 4572 4030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.96% 9.40% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2726 2929 2385
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 124 160
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

FortiGate
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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
London +27 43 £469 +13.63% 2
South East +30 26 £413 +10.00% 1
North East +9 17 £360 +37.14%
North West +43 12 £300 - 4
South West - 6 £344 -
Yorkshire +18 5 - - 1
East of England - 3 £488 - 1
FortiGate
UK

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 145 (90.63%) Firewall
2 120 (75.00%) Cisco
3 104 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (60.00%) Juniper
5 91 (56.88%) CheckPoint
6 81 (50.63%) CCNP
7 79 (49.38%) Fortinet
8 78 (48.75%) Wireless
9 77 (48.13%) F5
10 72 (45.00%) LAN
11 64 (40.00%) WAN
12 56 (35.00%) CCIE
12 56 (35.00%) Security Cleared
13 49 (30.63%) VPN
14 48 (30.00%) SC Cleared
15 43 (26.88%) HP
15 43 (26.88%) Service Management
16 42 (26.25%) Network Security
17 41 (25.63%) ITIL
18 39 (24.38%) MPLS
18 39 (24.38%) Network Design
19 38 (23.75%) Aruba
20 37 (23.13%) CCDP
20 37 (23.13%) CCSA
20 37 (23.13%) CCSE
21 36 (22.50%) Riverbed
22 35 (21.88%) JNCIA
23 34 (21.25%) JNCIE
23 34 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
23 34 (21.25%) CCIP

FortiGate
Top Related 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 10 (6.25%) Confluence
2 5 (3.13%) Apache
2 5 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.50%) IaaS
4 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (90.63%) Firewall
2 78 (48.75%) Wireless
3 72 (45.00%) LAN
4 64 (40.00%) WAN
5 49 (30.63%) VPN
6 42 (26.25%) Network Security
7 39 (24.38%) MPLS
8 34 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (18.75%) BIG-IP
11 27 (16.88%) OSPF
12 22 (13.75%) BGP
12 22 (13.75%) DNS
12 22 (13.75%) TCP/IP
13 14 (8.75%) SSL
13 14 (8.75%) WLAN
14 13 (8.13%) IPsec
14 13 (8.13%) VPLS
15 12 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.88%) Big Data
2 3 (1.88%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.88%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.25%) JIRA
1 10 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 10 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (13.75%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (58.13%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.75%) Architect
2 22 (13.75%) Security Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 16 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Design Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Implementation Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Network Specialist
11 5 (3.13%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Computer Science
1 21 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.13%) Clustering
5 4 (2.50%) DataPower
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.88%) Service Management
2 41 (25.63%) ITIL
3 39 (24.38%) Network Design
4 33 (20.63%) ITSM
5 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.88%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.25%) Coaching
7 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.25%) DevOps
7 10 (6.25%) Scrum
8 8 (5.00%) Migration
9 7 (4.38%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.13%) Network Management
11 3 (1.88%) Change Management
11 3 (1.88%) ITIL V3
11 3 (1.88%) Microservices
11 3 (1.88%) Operations Management
12 2 (1.25%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.75%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (50.63%) CCNP
3 56 (35.00%) CCIE
3 56 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 48 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 37 (23.13%) CCDP
5 37 (23.13%) CCSA
5 37 (23.13%) CCSE
6 35 (21.88%) JNCIA
7 34 (21.25%) CCIP
7 34 (21.25%) JNCIE
8 27 (16.88%) HP ASE
9 26 (16.25%) HP MASE
10 21 (13.13%) Degree
11 15 (9.38%) CCSP
12 10 (6.25%) CCNA
13 6 (3.75%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.75%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.50%) CISA
14 4 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 10 (6.25%) vCloud
1 10 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.50%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.63%) XenApp
3 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Puppet
2 12 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (6.25%) Forum Sentry
3 10 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.38%) Terraform
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (2.50%) OPNET
7 3 (1.88%) SCOM
8 1 (0.63%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.63%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) SCCM
8 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 120 (75.00%) Cisco
2 96 (60.00%) Juniper
3 91 (56.88%) CheckPoint
4 79 (49.38%) Fortinet
5 77 (48.13%) F5
6 43 (26.88%) HP
7 38 (23.75%) Aruba
8 36 (22.50%) Riverbed
9 33 (20.63%) Palo Alto
10 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
11 16 (10.00%) Blue Coat
12 15 (9.38%) VMware
13 10 (6.25%) AlienVault
13 10 (6.25%) Atlassian
13 10 (6.25%) Oracle
14 9 (5.63%) SolarWinds
15 7 (4.38%) Splunk
16 6 (3.75%) Infoblox
17 4 (2.50%) IBM
17 4 (2.50%) TippingPoint