Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 6 months to 17 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 173 210
Rank change year-on-year +81 +37 -5
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 26 20 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 0.41% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 2.95% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 1
Median daily rate £413 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +70.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £356 £324 £235
90th Percentile £475 £575 £265
England median daily rate £430 £400 £456
% change year-on-year +7.50% -12.33% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.11 -
England median hourly rate - £20.11 £21.59
% change year-on-year - -6.86% +11.46%

FortiGate is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 403 679 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.88% 13.79% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 484 505
Median daily rate £450 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -3.89% +4.05%
10th Percentile £269 £200 £270
90th Percentile £583 £613 £665
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 46
Median hourly rate £17.43 £20.11 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +14.89% +11.54%
10th Percentile £13.66 £14.25 £13.91
90th Percentile £60.05 £42.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +8.01%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing FortiGate as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the North West

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FortiGate in the North West.

Daily rate trend for FortiGate in the North West

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FortiGate in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the North West

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Cheshire +49 17 £430 - 2
Manchester +34 9 £400 +1.91% 1
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate 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 North West region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
3 17 (65.38%) Fortinet
4 15 (57.69%) Juniper
4 15 (57.69%) F5
5 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) Wireless
7 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) Arista
9 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
9 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
9 8 (30.77%) WAN
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (19.23%) NX-OS
11 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team Management
11 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
11 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) Symantec
11 5 (19.23%) Azure
12 4 (15.38%) Banking
12 4 (15.38%) CCNP
12 4 (15.38%) Linux

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Azure
1 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.54%) AWS
2 3 (11.54%) CloudFront
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (19.23%) NX-OS
7 3 (11.54%) BGP
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) OSPF
7 3 (11.54%) VRRP
7 3 (11.54%) VXLAN
7 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Hudson
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Network Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (11.54%) Client Onboarding
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Remote Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Runbook
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) AWK
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Ruby
1 3 (11.54%) sed
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Fortinet
3 15 (57.69%) F5
3 15 (57.69%) Juniper
4 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 9 (34.62%) Arista
6 5 (19.23%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) CommVault
7 3 (11.54%) Interxion
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (3.85%) Imperva