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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 146 130
Rank change year-on-year +38 -16  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 1.71% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £290 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 233 351 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.02% 11.75% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 175 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Median hourly rate £20.75 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £36.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £41.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

FortiGate
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

FortiGate
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) F5
4 7 (70.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (70.00%) CCSE
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) CCSA
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIE
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) CCDP
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) CCIE
4 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) CCIP
4 7 (70.00%) ITSM
4 7 (70.00%) Service Management
4 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) Aruba
5 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) HP ASE

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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) ICMP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) ITSM
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCDP
2 7 (70.00%) CCIE
2 7 (70.00%) CCIP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) CCSA
2 7 (70.00%) CCSE
2 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
2 7 (70.00%) JNCIE
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) HP ASE
3 5 (50.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (10.00%) CCENT
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (80.00%) F5
4 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (50.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) Progress
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