Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 159 187
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.084% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 2.07% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Scotland median daily rate £225 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% - -
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.73 - £27.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 523 434 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.98% 11.48% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 237 269
Scotland median daily rate £415 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% +7.94% -5.26%
10th Percentile £253 £180 £147
90th Percentile £600 £445 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +20.27% -26.00%
10th Percentile £19.30 £13.63 £14.95
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 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
Edinburgh -39 3 £225 -52.63%
West Lothian +2 1 £225 -10.00%
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) UAG

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 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
1 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds