Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 359 329
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30 +15
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 30 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 1.51% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 34
South East median daily rate £363 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.59% -7.61% +22.67%
10th Percentile £315 £333 £284
90th Percentile £507 £513 £525
England median daily rate £375 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 2,081 2,258 1,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.92% 13.21% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,251 1,341 1,103
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £269
90th Percentile £615 £580 £550
England median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 68 65
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% - -34.58%
England median hourly rate £19.82 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.32% +5.56% -18.18%

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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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 +45 26 £360 -15.29% 4
Thames Valley +6 2 £519 +31.75% 5
Hampshire -9 2 £350 -24.32% 4
Oxfordshire +29 1 £450 +16.13% 1
Berkshire -18 1 £588 +50.64% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) VPN
4 12 (40.00%) IPsec
5 11 (36.67%) Palo Alto
6 10 (33.33%) Network Security
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 8 (26.67%) CCNP
7 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
8 7 (23.33%) CCSE
8 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
8 7 (23.33%) CCSA
8 7 (23.33%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (23.33%) Juniper
8 7 (23.33%) CA
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (16.67%) SSL
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
10 5 (16.67%) Network Design
11 4 (13.33%) Migration
11 4 (13.33%) CCNA
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco ISE

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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 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.33%) Serverless
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) IPsec
2 12 (40.00%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) Network Security
4 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.00%) Skype
8 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) WLAN
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.67%) WAN
10 1 (3.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Support
7 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Support
8 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Firewall Support
8 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) ModSecurity
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) CentOS
1 1 (3.33%) Debian
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Presales
6 1 (3.33%) Service Design
6 1 (3.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCSA
3 7 (23.33%) CCSE
3 7 (23.33%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
1 1 (3.33%) Squid
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opsview
2 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Packer
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) F5
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) CA
5 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) Meraki
7 3 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Dynatrace
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Tufin
8 1 (3.33%) VMware