Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 208 205
Rank change year-on-year +68 -3 -
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 28 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 0.18% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.37% 1.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Scotland median daily rate £375 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £334
% change year-on-year +12.50% +19.85% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £31.93 - -
UK median hourly rate £31.85 - £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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 521 654 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.38% 11.86% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 331 253
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -2.22%
10th Percentile £251 £245 £128
90th Percentile £513 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Scotland median hourly rate £30.93 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.69% +113.33% -22.68%
10th Percentile £21.33 £35.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.00 £61.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FortiGate in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Aberdeen - 12 £375 -
Edinburgh +39 10 £463 -
West Lothian -3 5 £206 -34.00%
Glasgow - 1 £290 -
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) CheckPoint
3 23 (82.14%) Firewall
4 20 (71.43%) WAN
4 20 (71.43%) F5
5 18 (64.29%) LAN
5 18 (64.29%) CCIE
5 18 (64.29%) CCNP
5 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (57.14%) ITIL
7 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
8 14 (50.00%) BIG-IP
8 14 (50.00%) CCSE
8 14 (50.00%) Wireless
8 14 (50.00%) CCSA
9 13 (46.43%) ITSM
9 13 (46.43%) Service Management
9 13 (46.43%) JNCIA
9 13 (46.43%) JNCIE
9 13 (46.43%) CCIP
9 13 (46.43%) CCDP
9 13 (46.43%) HP
9 13 (46.43%) Juniper
9 13 (46.43%) HP ASE
9 13 (46.43%) HP MASE
9 13 (46.43%) Riverbed
10 12 (42.86%) Aruba
10 12 (42.86%) Degree
11 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) WAN
3 18 (64.29%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 14 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.71%) Network Security
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.57%) ATM
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.57%) DNS
9 1 (3.57%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) ITSM
2 13 (46.43%) Service Management
3 9 (32.14%) Network Design
4 6 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V2
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) ISMS
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) CCIE
1 18 (64.29%) CCNP
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCSA
2 14 (50.00%) CCSE
3 13 (46.43%) CCDP
3 13 (46.43%) CCIP
3 13 (46.43%) HP ASE
3 13 (46.43%) HP MASE
3 13 (46.43%) JNCIA
3 13 (46.43%) JNCIE
4 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) Squid
2 3 (10.71%) UAG
3 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) CheckPoint
3 20 (71.43%) F5
4 15 (53.57%) Fortinet
5 13 (46.43%) HP
5 13 (46.43%) Juniper
5 13 (46.43%) Riverbed
6 12 (42.86%) Aruba
7 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
8 5 (17.86%) Avaya
9 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.14%) Clearswift
10 2 (7.14%) McAfee
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft