Period
to 27 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 734 737
Rank change year-on-year +208 +3 -72
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 70 90 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.72% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 97
Median daily rate £425 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.28% +7.67%
10th Percentile £287 £310 £350
90th Percentile £598 £594 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £431 £460
% change year-on-year -1.45% -6.25% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.59 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.44% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £21.59 £37.50
% change year-on-year +62.15% -42.44% +25.00%

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 6,315 12,488 12,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.98% 15.06% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,189 8,350 8,084
Median daily rate £500 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £289
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year - +5.15% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 299 289
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -16.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.87 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +11.55% +12.33% -20.65%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 +112 26 £325 -10.34% 3
London +167 24 £450 -5.26% 1
South East +122 17 £500 +40.85%
Yorkshire +78 15 £313 -30.56%
North West +59 11 £425 +17.24% 3
Midlands +71 2 £400 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +58 2 £400 -11.11% 1
South West +58 1 - - 2
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 51 (72.86%) Cisco
2 47 (67.14%) Firewall
3 33 (47.14%) WAN
4 30 (42.86%) BGP
5 27 (38.57%) AWS
6 26 (37.14%) F5
7 25 (35.71%) Azure
7 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (32.86%) VPN
9 22 (31.43%) LAN
10 21 (30.00%) OSPF
11 20 (28.57%) Wireless
11 20 (28.57%) Data Centre
12 19 (27.14%) MPLS
13 18 (25.71%) CCNP
14 17 (24.29%) Fortinet
14 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (22.86%) Juniper
16 15 (21.43%) Blue Coat
17 14 (20.00%) Network Design
17 14 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 14 (20.00%) Windows
18 13 (18.57%) VMware
18 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (17.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
19 12 (17.14%) CCNA
19 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP

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 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.57%) AWS
2 25 (35.71%) Azure
3 12 (17.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.43%) Apigee
4 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.43%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 47 (67.14%) Firewall
2 33 (47.14%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) BGP
4 23 (32.86%) VPN
5 22 (31.43%) LAN
6 21 (30.00%) OSPF
7 20 (28.57%) Wireless
8 19 (27.14%) MPLS
9 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (14.29%) Internet
15 9 (12.86%) DMZ
16 8 (11.43%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (11.43%) NetScaler
16 8 (11.43%) Network Security
17 6 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) Hudson
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) Network Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) CyberArk Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
2 8 (11.43%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (1.43%) Kafka
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) CESG
2 2 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Replication
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Network Design
2 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (12.86%) Data Encryption
3 9 (12.86%) Network Segmentation
4 8 (11.43%) Privileged Access Management
5 6 (8.57%) SIEM
6 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.71%) Change Control
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) Presales
7 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps
9 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.71%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) CISSP
5 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) CCA
6 3 (4.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.86%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCDP
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.71%) vSphere
4 3 (4.29%) vCloud
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Ansible
2 4 (5.71%) Opsview
3 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) Cisco
2 26 (37.14%) F5
3 17 (24.29%) Fortinet
4 16 (22.86%) Juniper
5 15 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 13 (18.57%) VMware
7 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.86%) Thales
9 8 (11.43%) CyberArk
10 7 (10.00%) Citrix
10 7 (10.00%) Palo Alto
11 6 (8.57%) Huawei
12 3 (4.29%) CA
12 3 (4.29%) McAfee
12 3 (4.29%) Meraki
12 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.29%) Symantec
13 2 (2.86%) AlgoSec
13 2 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (2.86%) Sophos