The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 June 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 397 405
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 3 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 1.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 12
Median daily rate £525 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +32.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +18.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 - £20.00

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2345 2374 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.34% 10.97% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1695 1284
Median daily rate £520 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.97 £15.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £26.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in London

FortiGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FortiGate in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 35 (76.09%) Firewall
2 34 (73.91%) Cisco
3 33 (71.74%) Juniper
4 25 (54.35%) Palo Alto
5 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (41.30%) VPN
7 19 (41.30%) F5
8 17 (36.96%) Wireless
9 16 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
10 15 (32.61%) CCNP
11 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (30.43%) 802.1X
11 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
12 12 (26.09%) Network Security
12 12 (26.09%) MPLS
12 12 (26.09%) OSPF
13 11 (23.91%) BGP
13 11 (23.91%) DNS
13 11 (23.91%) Linux
13 11 (23.91%) WAN
13 11 (23.91%) Puppet
14 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
14 10 (21.74%) VPLS
15 9 (19.57%) LAN
15 9 (19.57%) CCIE

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) IaaS
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) VPN
3 17 (36.96%) Wireless
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
6 12 (26.09%) MPLS
6 12 (26.09%) Network Security
6 12 (26.09%) OSPF
7 11 (23.91%) BGP
7 11 (23.91%) DNS
7 11 (23.91%) WAN
8 10 (21.74%) VPLS
9 9 (19.57%) LAN
10 6 (13.04%) LDAP
10 6 (13.04%) SSL
11 5 (10.87%) DMZ
11 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (10.87%) IPsec
11 5 (10.87%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.52%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (13.04%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Architect
3 14 (30.43%) Network Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.70%) Network Technical Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) 802.1X
2 6 (13.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.04%) Coaching
1 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
1 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (13.04%) DevOps
1 6 (13.04%) Scrum
1 6 (13.04%) Service Management
2 5 (10.87%) Network Management
3 4 (8.70%) Network Design
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Microservices
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) SDLC
6 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) CCIE
6 5 (10.87%) CCIE Wireless
7 3 (6.52%) CCNA
8 2 (4.35%) CCSE
8 2 (4.35%) CCSP
9 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.17%) CCSA
9 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) vCloud
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (15.22%) Terraform
3 6 (13.04%) Forum Sentry
3 6 (13.04%) ZABBIX
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.17%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 33 (71.74%) Juniper
3 25 (54.35%) Palo Alto
4 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (41.30%) F5
6 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
7 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
7 7 (15.22%) VMware
8 6 (13.04%) AlienVault
8 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.52%) New Relic
10 3 (6.52%) Splunk
11 2 (4.35%) HP
11 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
12 1 (2.17%) IronPort
12 1 (2.17%) Polycom