Period
to 27 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 605 476 729
Rank change year-on-year -129 +253 +14
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 83 63 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 71
10th Percentile £341 £289 £313
25th Percentile £367 £364 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £420 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -10.53%
75th Percentile £520 £450 £492
90th Percentile £579 £592 £594
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £18.18 " "
25th Percentile £18.81 " £62.50
Median hourly rate £20.25 - £65.00
75th Percentile £21.31 " £67.50
90th Percentile £21.73 " "
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -42.14% -46.15% +73.33%

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 9,012 5,087 12,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.86% 15.34% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,369 3,596 8,799
10th Percentile £350 £308 £300
25th Percentile £431 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £698 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 96 268
10th Percentile £14.30 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.22 £14.50 £13.84
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.45 £18.78
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.57% -1.18%
75th Percentile £42.16 £35.19 £26.00
90th Percentile £59.98 £47.99 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.21 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.03% -2.50% +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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
London -116 34 £500 +12.36% 6
North of England -45 17 £424 +6.06% 18
East of England - 11 £400 -
North West -27 10 £440 +6.55% 13
Midlands -36 10 £325 -18.75% 2
West Midlands -23 9 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £388 +28.10% 2
South East -47 6 £375 -13.79% 4
South West -4 4 - - 10
East Midlands -13 3 - -
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 65 (78.31%) Firewall
2 46 (55.42%) Cisco
3 35 (42.17%) Fortinet
4 34 (40.96%) Azure
5 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
5 31 (37.35%) WAN
6 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.71%) Microsoft 365
7 21 (25.30%) Wireless
8 17 (20.48%) CheckPoint
8 17 (20.48%) Windows
8 17 (20.48%) Palo Alto
9 16 (19.28%) LAN
9 16 (19.28%) VPN
9 16 (19.28%) Juniper
9 16 (19.28%) F5
10 15 (18.07%) Public Sector
10 15 (18.07%) SD-WAN
11 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
11 14 (16.87%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
12 13 (15.66%) VMware
13 12 (14.46%) DNS
13 12 (14.46%) Linux
13 12 (14.46%) Social Skills
13 12 (14.46%) Driving Licence
14 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (13.25%) SSL
14 11 (13.25%) Azure Active Directory

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 5 (6.02%) Apache
1 5 (6.02%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.02%) IIS
1 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.96%) Azure
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (13.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (9.64%) IaaS
5 7 (8.43%) AWS
6 5 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.02%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (6.02%) Azure Key Vault
6 5 (6.02%) Serverless
7 3 (3.61%) PaaS
8 2 (2.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (2.41%) AWS Direct Connect
8 2 (2.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.41%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (2.41%) Route 53
9 1 (1.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.20%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (78.31%) Firewall
2 31 (37.35%) WAN
3 21 (25.30%) Wireless
4 16 (19.28%) LAN
4 16 (19.28%) VPN
5 15 (18.07%) SD-WAN
6 14 (16.87%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.46%) DNS
8 11 (13.25%) Network Security
8 11 (13.25%) SSL
9 9 (10.84%) Internet
9 9 (10.84%) MPLS
9 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (9.64%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (8.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (8.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (8.43%) NX-OS
12 6 (7.23%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Metadata
3 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Power BI
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.02%) kappa
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (18.07%) Public Sector
2 12 (14.46%) Social Skills
3 10 (12.05%) Finance
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) French Language
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Architect
3 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Network Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.02%) VMware Architect
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Kafka
1 5 (6.02%) SAML
1 5 (6.02%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.46%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
4 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) iPad
6 2 (2.41%) Tandem
7 1 (1.20%) CCTV
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) IPTV
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.61%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (10.84%) DevOps
3 9 (10.84%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.43%) Analytics
5 7 (8.43%) Change Management
5 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.23%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.23%) ITIL
6 6 (7.23%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.23%) Presales
6 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 5 (6.02%) Architectural Design
7 5 (6.02%) Data Ingestion
7 5 (6.02%) Data Pipeline
7 5 (6.02%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCNP
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) CCNA
4 6 (7.23%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) CCIE
6 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) NFS
4 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.61%) Firmware
5 3 (3.61%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (10.84%) Terraform
3 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.02%) Puppet
5 3 (3.61%) Ansible
5 3 (3.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.20%) Kibana
6 1 (1.20%) logstash
6 1 (1.20%) Nessus
6 1 (1.20%) NetMRI
6 1 (1.20%) PaperCut
6 1 (1.20%) QRadar
6 1 (1.20%) Salt
6 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) Cisco
2 35 (42.17%) Fortinet
3 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.48%) CheckPoint
4 17 (20.48%) Palo Alto
5 16 (19.28%) F5
5 16 (19.28%) Juniper
6 13 (15.66%) VMware
7 9 (10.84%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.84%) Meraki
8 8 (9.64%) Arista
8 8 (9.64%) Citrix
9 6 (7.23%) Dell
9 6 (7.23%) EMC
9 6 (7.23%) NetApp
9 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.23%) Symantec
9 6 (7.23%) Ubiquiti
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle
10 5 (6.02%) Red Hat