Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 610 751
Rank change year-on-year +114 +141 -7
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 68 86 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.97% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 62
Median daily rate £430 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% -11.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £255 £276
90th Percentile £479 £509 £634
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +7.50% -11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.11 £21.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -6.86% +37.22%
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £27.55 £21.59
% change year-on-year -20.15% +27.65% +37.22%

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 6,148 8,847 13,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.13% 14.44% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,326 6,150 9,320
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £263 £313
90th Percentile £669 £675 £673
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 237 312
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.03% -1.94% +4.07%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.53 £42.60 £47.30
Median hourly rate £24.40 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.43% - -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
North of England +84 25 £430 +26.01% 8
London +75 22 £450 +5.88% 6
North West +65 21 £430 +4.24% 4
South East +89 6 £450 +12.50% 3
South West +79 4 £400 +23.08% 2
Yorkshire +39 4 £285 -11.63% 3
Midlands +33 3 £288 -29.01% 3
East Midlands +24 2 £288 -30.30%
East of England +53 1 £375 -5.06% 1
West Midlands +24 1 - - 3
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (82.35%) Firewall
2 54 (79.41%) Cisco
3 27 (39.71%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (39.71%) Fortinet
4 23 (33.82%) CCNP
5 22 (32.35%) F5
6 21 (30.88%) Finance
7 19 (27.94%) Wireless
8 18 (26.47%) WAN
8 18 (26.47%) Juniper
9 17 (25.00%) Azure
10 16 (23.53%) Blue Coat
11 14 (20.59%) Network Security
11 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
12 13 (19.12%) BGP
13 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
13 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.65%) LAN
13 12 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (16.18%) OSPF
15 10 (14.71%) Symantec
15 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (14.71%) Palo Alto
15 10 (14.71%) Arista
16 9 (13.24%) Cisco Wireless
16 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
16 9 (13.24%) MPLS

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 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Azure
2 8 (11.76%) AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (5.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.94%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.47%) G Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) Firewall
2 19 (27.94%) Wireless
3 18 (26.47%) WAN
4 14 (20.59%) Network Security
5 13 (19.12%) BGP
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (17.65%) LAN
6 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 11 (16.18%) OSPF
8 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (13.24%) Cisco Wireless
9 9 (13.24%) MPLS
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (10.29%) NX-OS
12 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
12 6 (8.82%) VPN
13 5 (7.35%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (7.35%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.35%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Firewall Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.41%) Equities
3 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
1 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (7.35%) Network Design
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL
4 4 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (4.41%) Architecture Roadmap
5 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.41%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) Client Onboarding
5 3 (4.41%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.41%) DevOps
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.94%) High Availability
6 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.94%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (4.41%) AWK
2 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) Ruby
2 3 (4.41%) sed
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (33.82%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.94%) HP APS
7 1 (1.47%) CCA
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Ansible
2 4 (5.88%) Terraform
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) Fortinet
3 22 (32.35%) F5
4 18 (26.47%) Juniper
5 16 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 10 (14.71%) Arista
7 10 (14.71%) Palo Alto
7 10 (14.71%) Symantec
8 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.76%) VMware
9 5 (7.35%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (5.88%) Aruba
10 4 (5.88%) Citrix
11 3 (4.41%) Dell
11 3 (4.41%) HP
11 3 (4.41%) Interxion
11 3 (4.41%) Tufin
12 2 (2.94%) AlgoSec
12 2 (2.94%) CommVault