Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fortinet over the 6 months to 24 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Fortinet, Inc.

Fortinet
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 374 527 656
Rank change year-on-year +153 +129 -10
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 166 204 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.72% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 149 150
Median daily rate £430 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -3.41% +5.83%
10th Percentile £292 £283 £281
90th Percentile £569 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +1.18% -3.41% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.56% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -58.97% - -

Fortinet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,322 28,245 38,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 43.00% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,235 18,150 24,210
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 1,115 1,331
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% +6.89% +2.91%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £59.88 £50.15 £47.09
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £17.43
% change year-on-year +28.34% +7.32% +2.50%

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fortinet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in England

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fortinet in England.

Daily rate trend for Fortinet in England

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fortinet in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fortinet in England

Fortinet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fortinet in England.

Hourly rate trend for Fortinet in England

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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 +95 59 £450 +5.88% 11
South East +119 44 £425 -13.27% 5
North of England +93 30 £413 -8.33% 13
North West +72 26 £400 -15.79% 10
South West +100 17 £370 -1.47% 2
Midlands +28 6 £400 -3.03% 8
West Midlands +28 5 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +46 4 £425 +41.67% 3
East Midlands +36 1 - -
Fortinet
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 135 (81.33%) Firewall
2 118 (71.08%) Cisco
3 65 (39.16%) Palo Alto
4 62 (37.35%) F5
5 58 (34.94%) Network Security
6 53 (31.93%) Security Cleared
7 49 (29.52%) SC Cleared
8 42 (25.30%) CheckPoint
9 40 (24.10%) Linux
10 39 (23.49%) Juniper
11 36 (21.69%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (21.08%) Splunk
13 34 (20.48%) SIEM
13 34 (20.48%) WAN
13 34 (20.48%) Data Centre
14 33 (19.88%) Azure
15 31 (18.67%) FortiGate
15 31 (18.67%) Ansible
16 30 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (16.87%) VPN
18 27 (16.27%) LAN
18 27 (16.27%) CCNP
18 27 (16.27%) VMware
19 26 (15.66%) Wireless
19 26 (15.66%) TCP/IP
19 26 (15.66%) Internet
19 26 (15.66%) Windows
19 26 (15.66%) Blue Coat
19 26 (15.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 26 (15.66%) Security Operations

Fortinet
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 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.88%) Azure
2 17 (10.24%) IaaS
3 13 (7.83%) AWS
4 12 (7.23%) PaaS
5 5 (3.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (2.41%) Office 365
6 4 (2.41%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Cohesity
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 135 (81.33%) Firewall
2 58 (34.94%) Network Security
3 34 (20.48%) WAN
4 28 (16.87%) VPN
5 27 (16.27%) LAN
6 26 (15.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 26 (15.66%) Internet
6 26 (15.66%) TCP/IP
6 26 (15.66%) Wireless
7 24 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (12.65%) DNS
9 21 (12.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (10.24%) BGP
11 16 (9.64%) NX-OS
12 15 (9.04%) Cisco Wireless
12 15 (9.04%) OSPF
13 10 (6.02%) MPLS
13 10 (6.02%) VSAN
14 9 (5.42%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) DB2
1 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.61%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (36.75%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.07%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) Security Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) Architect
5 12 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Network Architect
6 11 (6.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Developer
8 9 (5.42%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Python Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Consultant
10 7 (4.22%) Junior
10 7 (4.22%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.81%) Flask
2 3 (1.81%) JSON
3 2 (1.20%) Django
3 2 (1.20%) Jinja
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
3 2 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (7.83%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.22%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.01%) PKI
7 3 (1.81%) Equities
7 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) SCADA
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.10%) Linux
2 26 (15.66%) Windows
3 8 (4.82%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.61%) Unix
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.20%) AIX
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) SIEM
2 30 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (15.66%) Security Operations
4 21 (12.65%) DevOps
5 19 (11.45%) Load Balancing
6 14 (8.43%) Project Delivery
7 13 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.23%) Change Management
8 12 (7.23%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (6.63%) Patch Management
10 10 (6.02%) Service Management
11 9 (5.42%) Data Protection
12 8 (4.82%) Converged Infrastructure
12 8 (4.82%) Network Design
12 8 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (4.22%) Network Virtualisation
13 7 (4.22%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (4.22%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.46%) Python
2 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.41%) Perl
4 3 (1.81%) AWK
4 3 (1.81%) Ruby
4 3 (1.81%) sed
5 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.20%) SQL
6 1 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (31.93%) Security Cleared
2 49 (29.52%) SC Cleared
3 36 (21.69%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (16.27%) CCNP
5 11 (6.63%) CISSP
6 9 (5.42%) CCIE
7 7 (4.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (4.22%) CCSP
8 5 (3.01%) Degree
9 3 (1.81%) CCDP
9 3 (1.81%) CCNA
9 3 (1.81%) CCSA
9 3 (1.81%) CCSE
9 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.20%) MCITP
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.60%) CCDE
11 1 (0.60%) VCAP
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.86%) NIST
2 22 (13.25%) NCSC
3 8 (4.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.64%) VMware NSX
3 15 (9.04%) Active Directory
4 14 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.22%) Docker
7 3 (1.81%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.81%) Snort
8 2 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.60%) vCloud
9 1 (0.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (18.67%) Ansible
1 31 (18.67%) FortiGate
2 12 (7.23%) vCenter Server
3 8 (4.82%) Nessus
3 8 (4.82%) vRealize
4 7 (4.22%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.81%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.81%) Suricata
5 3 (1.81%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (1.20%) Avamar
6 2 (1.20%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 118 (71.08%) Cisco
2 65 (39.16%) Palo Alto
3 62 (37.35%) F5
4 42 (25.30%) CheckPoint
5 39 (23.49%) Juniper
6 35 (21.08%) Splunk
7 27 (16.27%) VMware
8 26 (15.66%) Blue Coat
9 23 (13.86%) Arista
10 21 (12.65%) LogRhythm
11 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
12 15 (9.04%) Oracle
13 12 (7.23%) NetApp
14 11 (6.63%) Dell
15 10 (6.02%) Symantec
16 9 (5.42%) Veeam
17 6 (3.61%) Forcepoint
17 6 (3.61%) HP
18 5 (3.01%) Citrix
18 5 (3.01%) SolarWinds