The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% - 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 133 183 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.66% 9.98% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 75
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 12 (100.00%) CCSP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCSP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Fortinet