Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 741 802
Rank change year-on-year +8 +61 -36
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 113 123 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.13% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 75 34
England median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £290
90th Percentile £530 £533 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
England median hourly rate £19.37 - £24.00
10th Percentile £16.01 - £18.90
90th Percentile £22.32 - £36.20
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £24.00

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 10718 10921 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 7045 5602
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 311
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
South East -4 32 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands +40 29 £440 -6.38%
West Midlands +36 28 £440 -6.38%
London -29 19 £450 +12.85% 3
North of England +64 18 £400 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +37 12 £435 -5.95% 1
South West - 9 £410 -
East of England -21 6 £370 -1.33%
North East +69 3 £400 -
North West +17 3 £313 -23.08% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £275 -
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 100 (88.50%) Cisco
2 96 (84.96%) Firewall
3 61 (53.98%) Fortinet
4 56 (49.56%) CheckPoint
5 55 (48.67%) WAN
6 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (46.02%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (41.59%) CCNP
9 46 (40.71%) Wireless
10 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (30.97%) Data Centre
11 35 (30.97%) Juniper
12 34 (30.09%) F5
13 31 (27.43%) VPN
13 31 (27.43%) LAN
14 29 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (23.89%) Network Design
16 25 (22.12%) Network Security
17 23 (20.35%) WAN Optimisation
17 23 (20.35%) ITIL
18 22 (19.47%) HP
18 22 (19.47%) McAfee
18 22 (19.47%) Aruba
18 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
18 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
19 20 (17.70%) CCIE
20 18 (15.93%) BGP
21 17 (15.04%) Nokia
21 17 (15.04%) Palo Alto
22 16 (14.16%) Oracle

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 3 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (25.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (84.96%) Firewall
2 55 (48.67%) WAN
3 52 (46.02%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (40.71%) Wireless
5 31 (27.43%) LAN
5 31 (27.43%) VPN
6 25 (22.12%) Network Security
7 18 (15.93%) BGP
8 13 (11.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (9.73%) BIG-IP
9 11 (9.73%) EIGRP
9 11 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (8.85%) Internet
10 10 (8.85%) MPLS
10 10 (8.85%) OSPF
11 9 (7.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (7.08%) HTTP
12 8 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (6.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (58.41%) Network Engineer
2 30 (26.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (24.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (20.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 21 (18.58%) Security Engineer
6 17 (15.04%) Implementation Engineer
6 17 (15.04%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 16 (14.16%) Design Engineer
7 16 (14.16%) Network Design Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) Architect
10 9 (7.96%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Consultant
12 7 (6.19%) Security Architect
13 6 (5.31%) Network Architect
14 5 (4.42%) Check Point Consultant
14 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.88%) Core Data
1 1 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Linux
3 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Network Design
2 23 (20.35%) ITIL
2 23 (20.35%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (10.62%) Migration
4 9 (7.96%) ITSM
4 9 (7.96%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.96%) Service Management
5 8 (7.08%) Workflow
6 7 (6.19%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (6.19%) Network Packet Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.54%) BCP
8 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.77%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (46.90%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (41.59%) CCNP
3 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
4 20 (17.70%) CCIE
5 15 (13.27%) CCSE
6 14 (12.39%) CCSA
7 11 (9.73%) CCNA
8 9 (7.96%) CCDP
8 9 (7.96%) CCIP
8 9 (7.96%) JNCIA
8 9 (7.96%) JNCIE
9 8 (7.08%) Degree
10 7 (6.19%) CISSP
10 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (6.19%) HP ASE
10 7 (6.19%) HP MASE
11 6 (5.31%) CISA
12 3 (2.65%) CCIE Security
12 3 (2.65%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) iptables
5 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 100 (88.50%) Cisco
2 61 (53.98%) Fortinet
3 56 (49.56%) CheckPoint
4 35 (30.97%) Juniper
5 34 (30.09%) F5
6 22 (19.47%) Aruba
6 22 (19.47%) HP
6 22 (19.47%) McAfee
7 17 (15.04%) Nokia
7 17 (15.04%) Palo Alto
8 16 (14.16%) Oracle
9 12 (10.62%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.85%) Riverbed
11 9 (7.96%) VMware
12 8 (7.08%) Blue Coat
13 7 (6.19%) BMC
13 7 (6.19%) IBM
14 6 (5.31%) Infoblox
15 5 (4.42%) Meraki