The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
England / South East
Rank 216 251 248
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 24 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.10% 1.40% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Median daily rate £413 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £331 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38%  
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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 773 1002 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.00% 10.87% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 605 548
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +74.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in the South East

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FortiGate in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Hampshire +24 18 £415 +10.66%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 - 1
Berkshire +18 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £335 -
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England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) F5
4 25 (80.65%) CCNP
4 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
5 24 (77.42%) Wireless
6 23 (74.19%) Juniper
6 23 (74.19%) LAN
7 21 (67.74%) ITIL
8 20 (64.52%) WAN
9 19 (61.29%) CCIE
9 19 (61.29%) HP
9 19 (61.29%) CCSA
9 19 (61.29%) Network Design
9 19 (61.29%) Fortinet
9 19 (61.29%) Riverbed
9 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
9 19 (61.29%) Aruba
10 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
10 18 (58.06%) CCSE
10 18 (58.06%) JNCIA
10 18 (58.06%) JNCIE
10 18 (58.06%) Service Management
10 18 (58.06%) CCDP
10 18 (58.06%) CCIP
11 17 (54.84%) ITSM
11 17 (54.84%) BIG-IP
11 17 (54.84%) HP ASE
12 16 (51.61%) HP MASE

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (77.42%) Wireless
3 23 (74.19%) LAN
4 20 (64.52%) WAN
5 17 (54.84%) BIG-IP
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) MPLS
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (16.13%) IPsec
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (12.90%) Network Security
10 4 (12.90%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (12.90%) VoIP
10 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (9.68%) DNS
11 3 (9.68%) SSL
11 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.45%) BGP
12 2 (6.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Check Point Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) Network Design
3 18 (58.06%) Service Management
4 17 (54.84%) ITSM
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) DNA
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) CCNP
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCIE
2 19 (61.29%) CCSA
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) CCDP
3 18 (58.06%) CCIP
3 18 (58.06%) CCSE
3 18 (58.06%) JNCIA
3 18 (58.06%) JNCIE
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) HP ASE
5 16 (51.61%) HP MASE
6 13 (41.94%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) CCA
8 1 (3.23%) CISA
8 1 (3.23%) CISM
8 1 (3.23%) CISSP
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
1 1 (3.23%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) F5
3 25 (80.65%) CheckPoint
4 23 (74.19%) Juniper
5 19 (61.29%) Aruba
5 19 (61.29%) Fortinet
5 19 (61.29%) HP
5 19 (61.29%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow