Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 344 341
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +36
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 42 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 1.52% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 19
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £381 £251
90th Percentile £488 £525 £450
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £21.59 £19.37 -
% change year-on-year +11.46% - -

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 2,351 2,167 1,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.92% 12.90% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,380 1,332 1,080
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £539
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 60
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -49.57% +43.75%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.10 £47.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 December 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 December 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 +1 22 £438 -12.50% 1
Thames Valley +19 12 £400 -5.88% 1
Berkshire +1 11 £400 -30.43% 1
Hampshire -29 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 - -
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 41 (97.62%) Firewall
2 31 (73.81%) Palo Alto
3 30 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 30 (71.43%) Juniper
4 24 (57.14%) Migration
4 24 (57.14%) Network Security
5 20 (47.62%) CCSA
5 20 (47.62%) CCSE
5 20 (47.62%) Check Point Certification
5 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (45.24%) Blue Coat
7 17 (40.48%) BIG-IP
7 17 (40.48%) CA
7 17 (40.48%) F5
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.05%) VMware
11 8 (19.05%) Network Design
11 8 (19.05%) LAN
11 8 (19.05%) VoIP
11 8 (19.05%) WAN
11 8 (19.05%) Forcepoint
11 8 (19.05%) OSPF
11 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
12 7 (16.67%) IPsec
12 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) QA
13 6 (14.29%) Change Management

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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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) Network Security
3 17 (40.48%) BIG-IP
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
5 8 (19.05%) LAN
5 8 (19.05%) OSPF
5 8 (19.05%) VoIP
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) IPsec
7 6 (14.29%) BGP
7 6 (14.29%) MPLS
8 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.76%) SMS
9 2 (4.76%) VPN
9 2 (4.76%) WLAN
10 1 (2.38%) 802.11
10 1 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (2.38%) VLAN
10 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Firewall Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Security Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Network Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Domain Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Firewall Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Migration
2 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.05%) Network Design
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) CCSA
1 20 (47.62%) CCSE
1 20 (47.62%) Check Point Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Palo Alto
2 30 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 30 (71.43%) Juniper
3 19 (45.24%) Blue Coat
4 17 (40.48%) CA
4 17 (40.48%) F5
5 12 (28.57%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) Forcepoint
6 8 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (7.14%) Brocade
7 3 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Aruba
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.38%) Nortel
8 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.38%) Zscaler