The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FortiGate is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 95 54 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.40% 7.88% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 18
Median daily rate £495 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing FortiGate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in Hertfordshire

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FortiGate in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in Hertfordshire

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £488 -
FortiGate
East of England

FortiGate
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) F5