Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 February 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
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 690 780
Rank change year-on-year -46 +90 +1
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 133 153 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 1.49% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 90 44
UK median daily rate £440 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.31% +11.50%
10th Percentile £294 £274 £282
90th Percentile £530 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +9.86% +6.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £15.73 - £31.50
10th Percentile £15.23 - £16.70
90th Percentile £16.23 - £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 - £31.50

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,943 10,250 9,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.76% 10.76% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,106 6,621 5,902
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 257 316
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £48.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.46% -1.97% -6.31%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 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
England -55 123 £440 +6.99% 27
UK excluding London -10 105 £440 +9.86% 19
Midlands +44 46 £485 -10.28%
West Midlands +48 44 £485 -10.28%
London -43 27 £450 - 8
South East -26 26 £425 +11.84% 6
South West +30 17 £410 +28.13% 2
Scotland -18 7 £225 -28.57%
North of England -8 5 £313 -18.83% 9
North West -2 4 £313 -40.48% 7
East of England -14 3 £375 -23.08% 2
East Midlands +3 2 £275 -
Wales -4 2 £300 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £220 -53.68% 2

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 115 (86.47%) Cisco
2 106 (79.70%) Firewall
3 68 (51.13%) Fortinet
4 67 (50.38%) CheckPoint
5 58 (43.61%) VPN
6 57 (42.86%) WAN
6 57 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (41.35%) Amazon AWS
8 53 (39.85%) Wireless
9 51 (38.35%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (38.35%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (32.33%) McAfee
11 40 (30.08%) CCNP
11 40 (30.08%) WAN Optimisation
12 38 (28.57%) Data Centre
13 34 (25.56%) Aruba
14 33 (24.81%) F5
15 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
15 29 (21.80%) Security Cleared
16 28 (21.05%) Network Design
17 27 (20.30%) Nokia
18 26 (19.55%) Oracle
19 23 (17.29%) HP
20 22 (16.54%) Internet
20 22 (16.54%) ITIL
20 22 (16.54%) BGP
21 19 (14.29%) Network Security
21 19 (14.29%) LAN
22 18 (13.53%) Windows
22 18 (13.53%) CCIE

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.01%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 57 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (41.35%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (7.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.26%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (79.70%) Firewall
2 58 (43.61%) VPN
3 57 (42.86%) WAN
4 53 (39.85%) Wireless
5 51 (38.35%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (16.54%) BGP
6 22 (16.54%) Internet
7 19 (14.29%) LAN
7 19 (14.29%) Network Security
8 18 (13.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (12.78%) OSPF
10 16 (12.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (11.28%) HSRP
12 14 (10.53%) DNS
13 12 (9.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (8.27%) BIG-IP
15 10 (7.52%) FabricPath
15 10 (7.52%) MPLS
16 9 (6.77%) VLAN
17 7 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (4.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (60.15%) Network Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) Firewall Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) Implementation Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Design Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Network Design Engineer
5 19 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 19 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (13.53%) Security Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) Architect
8 14 (10.53%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 14 (10.53%) Network Architect
9 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Network Support
11 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
12 7 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) WAP
2 1 (0.75%) Core Data
2 1 (0.75%) JSON
2 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.27%) Private Cloud
3 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 10 (7.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) VMS
6 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) WAN Optimisation
2 28 (21.05%) Network Design
3 22 (16.54%) ITIL
4 14 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 14 (10.53%) Network Packet Analysis
5 13 (9.77%) Network Architecture
6 10 (7.52%) ITIL V3
6 10 (7.52%) SIEM
7 8 (6.02%) Migration
8 7 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (4.51%) Coaching
9 6 (4.51%) Workflow
10 5 (3.76%) Threat Management
11 4 (3.01%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.26%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.50%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.52%) Python
2 4 (3.01%) SQL
3 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.50%) C
4 2 (1.50%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (38.35%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (30.08%) CCNP
3 29 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 29 (21.80%) Security Cleared
4 18 (13.53%) CCIE
5 17 (12.78%) CCNA
6 7 (5.26%) CISSP
7 6 (4.51%) CCENT
7 6 (4.51%) CISA
7 6 (4.51%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.01%) CCDA
8 4 (3.01%) CCDE
8 4 (3.01%) CCDP
9 3 (2.26%) CCSE
10 2 (1.50%) CCSA
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
11 1 (0.75%) CCSP
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) GCP
2 9 (6.77%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.01%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.50%) XenApp
6 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.75%) Squid
6 1 (0.75%) UAG
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Ansible
2 5 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.26%) QRadar
3 3 (2.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (86.47%) Cisco
2 68 (51.13%) Fortinet
3 67 (50.38%) CheckPoint
4 43 (32.33%) McAfee
5 34 (25.56%) Aruba
6 33 (24.81%) F5
7 27 (20.30%) Nokia
8 26 (19.55%) Oracle
9 23 (17.29%) HP
10 17 (12.78%) Juniper
10 17 (12.78%) VMware
11 16 (12.03%) Infoblox
12 15 (11.28%) Blue Coat
12 15 (11.28%) IBM
13 14 (10.53%) BMC
14 12 (9.02%) Palo Alto
15 7 (5.26%) Meraki
16 6 (4.51%) SonicWALL
17 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
18 4 (3.01%) Microsoft