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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 553 584
Rank change year-on-year +27 +31  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 56 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.42% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 18
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +18.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 - £20.00

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 4597 5562 4432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.83% 11.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3042 3657 2760
Median daily rate £488 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 113 152
Median hourly rate £17.89 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South East +13 17 £468 +24.66% 1
Yorkshire +29 10 £443 +47.25% 1
North East +76 8 £450 -
East of England +1 7 £388 +3.33%
West Midlands +25 6 £400 +12.28%
South West - 5 £338 -
London -12 3 £525 +5.00% 4
North West - 1 - - 5
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 148 (90.24%) Firewall
2 134 (81.71%) Cisco
3 108 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (56.10%) Juniper
5 89 (54.27%) CCNP
6 87 (53.05%) CheckPoint
7 86 (52.44%) F5
8 83 (50.61%) Fortinet
9 80 (48.78%) Wireless
10 76 (46.34%) WAN
11 72 (43.90%) LAN
12 62 (37.80%) Security Cleared
13 57 (34.76%) HP
14 56 (34.15%) CCIE
15 53 (32.32%) SC Cleared
16 50 (30.49%) Service Management
17 49 (29.88%) ITIL
18 48 (29.27%) Network Design
19 46 (28.05%) Riverbed
20 45 (27.44%) Cisco ASA
20 45 (27.44%) CCSE
20 45 (27.44%) CCSA
21 44 (26.83%) JNCIA
22 43 (26.22%) JNCIE
22 43 (26.22%) CCIP
22 43 (26.22%) CCDP
23 42 (25.61%) ITSM
24 37 (22.56%) BIG-IP
24 37 (22.56%) BGP
25 35 (21.34%) VPN

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 7 (4.27%) nginx
2 6 (3.66%) Confluence
3 5 (3.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (6.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.44%) IaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (90.24%) Firewall
2 80 (48.78%) Wireless
3 76 (46.34%) WAN
4 72 (43.90%) LAN
5 45 (27.44%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (22.56%) BGP
6 37 (22.56%) BIG-IP
7 35 (21.34%) VPN
8 34 (20.73%) Network Security
9 33 (20.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (19.51%) MPLS
11 25 (15.24%) TCP/IP
12 24 (14.63%) OSPF
13 21 (12.80%) DNS
13 21 (12.80%) EIGRP
14 17 (10.37%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (10.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (9.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 12 (7.32%) VPLS
17 11 (6.71%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.83%) Big Data
2 3 (1.83%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.83%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.66%) JIRA
1 6 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (3.66%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (18.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.66%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (58.54%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (14.02%) Architect
4 23 (14.02%) Design Engineer
4 23 (14.02%) Security Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) Network Architect
6 19 (11.59%) Firewall Engineer
7 18 (10.98%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (10.37%) Implementation Engineer
9 15 (9.15%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 14 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Consultant
14 6 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
14 6 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
15 5 (3.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 5 (3.05%) Network Team Leader
15 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.66%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Data Centre
2 27 (16.46%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) DataPower
5 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.93%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) Service Management
2 49 (29.88%) ITIL
3 48 (29.27%) Network Design
4 42 (25.61%) ITSM
5 16 (9.76%) Migration
6 9 (5.49%) Network Management
7 8 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.27%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.66%) Coaching
9 6 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.66%) DevOps
9 6 (3.66%) Scrum
10 5 (3.05%) High Availability
11 4 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.44%) Network Architecture
11 4 (2.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (54.27%) CCNP
3 62 (37.80%) Security Cleared
4 56 (34.15%) CCIE
5 53 (32.32%) SC Cleared
6 45 (27.44%) CCSA
6 45 (27.44%) CCSE
7 44 (26.83%) JNCIA
8 43 (26.22%) CCDP
8 43 (26.22%) CCIP
8 43 (26.22%) JNCIE
9 33 (20.12%) HP ASE
10 32 (19.51%) HP MASE
11 31 (18.90%) Degree
12 27 (16.46%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (8.54%) CCSP
14 10 (6.10%) CCNA
15 6 (3.66%) DV Cleared
16 5 (3.05%) CCIE Wireless
17 4 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) vCloud
1 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.83%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (6.71%) Puppet
2 8 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.27%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (4.27%) OPNET
3 7 (4.27%) Terraform
4 6 (3.66%) Forum Sentry
4 6 (3.66%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.44%) Netcool
6 3 (1.83%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 134 (81.71%) Cisco
2 92 (56.10%) Juniper
3 87 (53.05%) CheckPoint
4 86 (52.44%) F5
5 83 (50.61%) Fortinet
6 57 (34.76%) HP
7 46 (28.05%) Riverbed
8 33 (20.12%) Palo Alto
9 32 (19.51%) Aruba
10 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
11 11 (6.71%) TippingPoint
11 11 (6.71%) VMware
12 10 (6.10%) Blue Coat
12 10 (6.10%) Splunk
13 9 (5.49%) Oracle
14 8 (4.88%) Infoblox
15 7 (4.27%) BMC
15 7 (4.27%) IBM
15 7 (4.27%) Motorola
15 7 (4.27%) SolarWinds