Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 338 335
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +40
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 51 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 1.58% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 32
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £356 £383 £336
90th Percentile £494 £525 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.26% - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +128.26% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,185 2,028 2,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.26% 12.47% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,305 1,225 1,216
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £253
90th Percentile £583 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 57 72
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -47.27% +36.24%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.05 £43.75 £58.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 6 months to 17 October 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
Surrey -14 20 £438 -12.50% 1
Thames Valley +19 19 £390 -13.33% 4
Berkshire +9 16 £380 -33.91% 2
Hampshire -21 11 £438 +6.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 50 (98.04%) Firewall
2 33 (64.71%) Juniper
3 31 (60.78%) Palo Alto
4 30 (58.82%) Network Security
4 30 (58.82%) CheckPoint
5 24 (47.06%) Migration
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco
7 17 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
7 17 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 17 (33.33%) CCSE
7 17 (33.33%) CCSA
7 17 (33.33%) F5
7 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 14 (27.45%) BIG-IP
9 14 (27.45%) CA
10 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (23.53%) WAN
11 12 (23.53%) LAN
11 12 (23.53%) IPsec
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (21.57%) CCNP
12 11 (21.57%) DV Cleared
12 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) Network Design
13 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (17.65%) MPLS
13 9 (17.65%) OSPF
13 9 (17.65%) VoIP

FortiGate
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) Firewall
2 30 (58.82%) Network Security
3 14 (27.45%) BIG-IP
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (23.53%) IPsec
5 12 (23.53%) LAN
5 12 (23.53%) WAN
6 9 (17.65%) BGP
6 9 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 9 (17.65%) MPLS
6 9 (17.65%) OSPF
6 9 (17.65%) VoIP
7 7 (13.73%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) SNMP
8 5 (9.80%) SSL
9 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.88%) VLAN
10 3 (5.88%) VPN
10 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall Engineer
2 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Security Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Security Architect
6 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Network Security Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Domain Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Firewall Architect
10 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Juniper Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Migration
2 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (17.65%) Network Design
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.92%) High Availability
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.96%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) CCSA
1 17 (33.33%) CCSE
1 17 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) DV Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) CCIE
4 2 (3.92%) HNC
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) CCDP
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Juniper
2 31 (60.78%) Palo Alto
3 30 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 20 (39.22%) Cisco
5 17 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 17 (33.33%) F5
6 14 (27.45%) CA
7 8 (15.69%) Forcepoint
7 8 (15.69%) VMware
8 5 (9.80%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (7.84%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.88%) Brocade
10 3 (5.88%) HP
11 2 (3.92%) Aruba
11 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.92%) Sophos
12 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL