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 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 243 250
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 17 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.95% 3.30% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 1
Median daily rate £468 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 - £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 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 870 1062 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.17% 12.04% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 624 579
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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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

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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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 +3 9 £455 +21.33%
Surrey - 5 £475 - 1
Middlesex +10 1 £500 +11.11%
Berkshire +2 1 £500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £160 -
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England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (87.80%) Cisco
3 34 (82.93%) Juniper
4 33 (80.49%) CheckPoint
5 31 (75.61%) F5
6 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (73.17%) CCNP
6 30 (73.17%) WAN
6 30 (73.17%) LAN
7 29 (70.73%) Wireless
8 27 (65.85%) ITIL
9 26 (63.41%) CCIE
9 26 (63.41%) CCSA
9 26 (63.41%) Riverbed
9 26 (63.41%) Network Design
10 25 (60.98%) CCSE
10 25 (60.98%) JNCIA
10 25 (60.98%) JNCIE
10 25 (60.98%) Fortinet
10 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
10 25 (60.98%) Service Management
10 25 (60.98%) CCIP
10 25 (60.98%) CCDP
10 25 (60.98%) HP
11 24 (58.54%) ITSM
12 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
13 22 (53.66%) HP ASE
13 22 (53.66%) BIG-IP
13 22 (53.66%) Aruba
14 21 (51.22%) HP MASE

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Co-occurring 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 2 (4.88%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (73.17%) LAN
2 30 (73.17%) WAN
3 29 (70.73%) Wireless
4 22 (53.66%) BIG-IP
5 9 (21.95%) VPN
6 6 (14.63%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security
7 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.76%) BGP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.32%) HTTP
9 3 (7.32%) TACACS
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
10 2 (4.88%) NX-OS
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Design Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Network Design Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) ITIL
2 26 (63.41%) Network Design
3 25 (60.98%) Service Management
4 24 (58.54%) ITSM
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Data Security
7 1 (2.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) CCNP
1 30 (73.17%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCIE
2 26 (63.41%) CCSA
3 25 (60.98%) CCDP
3 25 (60.98%) CCIP
3 25 (60.98%) CCSE
3 25 (60.98%) JNCIA
3 25 (60.98%) JNCIE
3 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
4 23 (56.10%) SC Cleared
5 22 (53.66%) HP ASE
6 21 (51.22%) Degree
6 21 (51.22%) HP MASE
7 19 (46.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.88%) CCNA
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Juniper
3 33 (80.49%) CheckPoint
4 31 (75.61%) F5
5 26 (63.41%) Riverbed
6 25 (60.98%) Fortinet
6 25 (60.98%) HP
7 22 (53.66%) Aruba
8 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.44%) VMware