Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 October 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 180 216
Rank change year-on-year -20 +36 +11
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 18 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.81% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 4
North West median daily rate £388 £313 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -18.83% +20.78%
10th Percentile £239 £157 £278
90th Percentile £449 £399 £466
England median daily rate £438 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% +14.29%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,493 2,465 3,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.10% 43.88% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,480 1,456 1,956
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £211 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 154 138
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +10.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £10.76
90th Percentile £43.55 £43.75 £45.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Fortinet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in the North West

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fortinet in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fortinet in the North West

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fortinet in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fortinet in the North West

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Manchester -13 11 £300 +26.18% 12
Cheshire -10 6 £425 +36.00% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Fortinet.

1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Office 365
5 7 (38.89%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Retail
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) DMZ
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) BGP
9 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 3 (16.67%) OSPF

Fortinet
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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) DMZ
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.11%) FCoE
7 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) VMware