Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 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 West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 195 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +210
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
South West median daily rate £425 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% - -
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £21.59 - -
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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 980 492 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.13% 8.91% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 296 355
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 14 13
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.96 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.13 £44.63 £47.35
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the South West

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in the South West

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the South West

FortiGate
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 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
Wiltshire - 6 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 5 (55.56%) OSSEC
4 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (55.56%) LogRhythm
4 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
4 5 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) CISSP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) ISACA
6 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) GIAC
6 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (22.22%) Snort
7 2 (22.22%) HSRP
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) Information Security
7 2 (22.22%) Qualys
7 2 (22.22%) F5

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) DMZ
6 1 (11.11%) PPP
6 1 (11.11%) RTP
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (33.33%) ISACA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCMSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Snort
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OSSEC
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) LogRhythm
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Qualys
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Linksys
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk
6 1 (11.11%) Ubiquiti