Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 546 397 580
Rank change year-on-year -149 +183 +149
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 177 91 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 149
10th Percentile £313 £360 £283
25th Percentile £379 £375 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £408
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.29% -9.44%
75th Percentile £538 £507 £509
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £428 £404
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
10th Percentile £46.90 " £46.25
25th Percentile £47.42 " £47.36
Median hourly rate £49.83 - £49.90
75th Percentile £52.06 " £50.00
90th Percentile £52.48 " £78.75
UK median hourly rate £19.50 - £49.90

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 25,732 11,340 34,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.17% 43.88% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,072 7,487 21,915
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
25th Percentile £400 £366 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 808 326 1,160
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.74 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.81 £19.22
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +8.27% +10.94%
75th Percentile £42.55 £45.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.88 £51.71
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £19.64
% change year-on-year -9.30% +9.47% +15.53%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -159 71 £500 +5.26% 11
North of England -71 33 £463 +15.63% 18
North West -48 28 £450 +12.50% 13
South East -70 17 £550 - 16
South West -44 14 £400 -5.88% 4
Midlands -62 14 £420 +5.00% 10
West Midlands -51 12 £420 +5.00% 7
East of England -39 9 £400 +23.08% 4
Yorkshire -52 5 £500 -13.79% 4
East Midlands - 2 £505 - 3
Fortinet
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 117 (66.10%) Cisco
2 113 (63.84%) Firewall
3 57 (32.20%) CheckPoint
3 57 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (29.94%) Palo Alto
5 51 (28.81%) WAN
6 49 (27.68%) Azure
7 47 (26.55%) F5
7 47 (26.55%) VPN
7 47 (26.55%) VMware
8 45 (25.42%) Network Security
9 39 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (22.03%) Juniper
10 38 (21.47%) Microsoft
11 36 (20.34%) LAN
12 35 (19.77%) Windows
12 35 (19.77%) FortiGate
13 33 (18.64%) BGP
13 33 (18.64%) SD-WAN
14 32 (18.08%) Active Directory
14 32 (18.08%) CCNP
15 30 (16.95%) CCNA
15 30 (16.95%) Ansible
15 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
16 29 (16.38%) AWS
17 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
18 26 (14.69%) DNS
18 26 (14.69%) MPLS
19 25 (14.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 22 (12.43%) Wireless

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 12 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.82%) Confluence
3 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.68%) Azure
2 29 (16.38%) AWS
3 21 (11.86%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (5.08%) GCP
5 8 (4.52%) IaaS
6 6 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.39%) PaaS
7 5 (2.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (2.26%) Azure Sentinel
8 4 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.13%) Akamai
10 2 (1.13%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.13%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (1.13%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (1.13%) Datadog
10 2 (1.13%) Route 53
10 2 (1.13%) Serverless
11 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (63.84%) Firewall
2 51 (28.81%) WAN
3 47 (26.55%) VPN
4 45 (25.42%) Network Security
5 36 (20.34%) LAN
6 33 (18.64%) BGP
6 33 (18.64%) SD-WAN
7 26 (14.69%) DNS
7 26 (14.69%) MPLS
8 25 (14.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (12.43%) Wireless
10 20 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (10.73%) OSPF
12 17 (9.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 16 (9.04%) DHCP
14 15 (8.47%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (6.78%) Cisco Firepower
15 12 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
16 11 (6.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.13%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.13%) GitLab
2 2 (1.13%) Postman
2 2 (1.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (12.43%) Social Skills
2 17 (9.60%) Finance
3 16 (9.04%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.82%) Banking
6 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) French Language
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.13%) German Language
8 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.13%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (48.59%) Network Engineer
2 21 (11.86%) Architect
3 20 (11.30%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.65%) Consultant
7 10 (5.65%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Data Centre Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.39%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) LDAP
2 5 (2.82%) Web Services
3 4 (2.26%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.26%) JSON
4 3 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.13%) Jinja
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.13%) REST
5 2 (1.13%) RESTful
5 2 (1.13%) SOAP
5 2 (1.13%) XSLT
6 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.56%) Velocity
6 1 (0.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.21%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.52%) NHS
4 7 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.26%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.26%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.69%) CESG
7 3 (1.69%) iPad
8 2 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.13%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.13%) PKI
8 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.77%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.91%) Linux
4 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.82%) Android
6 5 (2.82%) Unix
7 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) SUSE
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.86%) ITIL
2 17 (9.60%) Network Virtualisation
3 15 (8.47%) Load Balancing
3 15 (8.47%) Network Architecture
4 13 (7.34%) DevOps
4 13 (7.34%) Network Design
5 11 (6.21%) Change Management
5 11 (6.21%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.65%) Project Management
7 9 (5.08%) Migration
7 9 (5.08%) Security Hardening
7 9 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (4.52%) Network Segmentation
8 8 (4.52%) Project Delivery
8 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.60%) Python
2 15 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.52%) SQL
4 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.26%) Java
4 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (18.08%) CCNP
3 30 (16.95%) CCNA
3 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
4 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
5 16 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (7.91%) Degree
6 14 (7.91%) MCSE
6 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.65%) CCIE
8 7 (3.95%) CISSP
9 6 (3.39%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.26%) CCDP
11 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.69%) CCDA
11 3 (1.69%) CCIE Security
11 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.13%) CCSA
12 2 (1.13%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) NIST
System Software
1 39 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (18.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.47%) vSphere
4 14 (7.91%) VMware NSX
5 7 (3.95%) Docker
5 7 (3.95%) Firmware
6 4 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.56%) Ceph
8 1 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.56%) vCloud
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (19.77%) FortiGate
2 30 (16.95%) Ansible
3 21 (11.86%) Terraform
4 13 (7.34%) WSUS
5 12 (6.78%) Kubernetes
6 11 (6.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (2.82%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (2.26%) Nessus
10 4 (2.26%) SCCM
10 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.69%) Nagios
11 3 (1.69%) Puppet
11 3 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
12 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.13%) Cisco CME
12 2 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (1.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 117 (66.10%) Cisco
2 57 (32.20%) CheckPoint
3 53 (29.94%) Palo Alto
4 47 (26.55%) F5
4 47 (26.55%) VMware
5 39 (22.03%) Juniper
6 38 (21.47%) Microsoft
7 17 (9.60%) SolarWinds
8 15 (8.47%) Citrix
9 13 (7.34%) Meraki
10 12 (6.78%) HP
11 9 (5.08%) Aruba
11 9 (5.08%) Dell
11 9 (5.08%) McAfee
11 9 (5.08%) Splunk
11 9 (5.08%) Zscaler
12 7 (3.95%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.95%) Qualys
12 7 (3.95%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.39%) NetScout