Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 764 824
Rank change year-on-year +11 +60 -40
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 131 135 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 1.16% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 35
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £299 £268 £291
90th Percentile £530 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.50
10th Percentile £19.29 - £20.00
90th Percentile £44.75 - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.50

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 11678 11644 9677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7904 7440 5908
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 270 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.73 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -26.44% +14.29% -5.13%

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 22 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 15 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 22 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +56 112 £425 +13.33% 7
England -1 108 £425 +6.92% 11
South East 0 32 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands +38 30 £440 -6.38% 1
West Midlands +42 29 £440 -7.37% 1
Scotland +8 22 £375 -
London -57 19 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England +67 13 £338 -25.00% 4
South West - 9 £410 - 1
Yorkshire +25 7 £350 -24.32% 2
East of England -12 5 £373 -0.67%
North East +69 3 £400 -
North West +6 3 £313 -23.08% 2
Wales +19 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 117 (89.31%) Cisco
2 110 (83.97%) Firewall
3 71 (54.20%) CheckPoint
3 71 (54.20%) Fortinet
4 68 (51.91%) WAN
5 62 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (47.33%) Cisco ASA
6 55 (41.98%) CCNP
6 55 (41.98%) Wireless
7 47 (35.88%) F5
8 42 (32.06%) Juniper
9 41 (31.30%) LAN
10 35 (26.72%) ITIL
11 34 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
12 32 (24.43%) VPN
12 32 (24.43%) CCIE
13 31 (23.66%) Network Design
14 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (22.90%) HP
15 29 (22.14%) Aruba
16 28 (21.37%) Network Security
17 26 (19.85%) McAfee
17 26 (19.85%) WAN Optimisation
18 23 (17.56%) CCSE
19 22 (16.79%) CCSA
20 20 (15.27%) Windows
20 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
20 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
21 19 (14.50%) BIG-IP

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 3 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.53%) IIS
2 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 110 (83.97%) Firewall
2 68 (51.91%) WAN
3 62 (47.33%) Cisco ASA
4 55 (41.98%) Wireless
5 41 (31.30%) LAN
6 32 (24.43%) VPN
7 28 (21.37%) Network Security
8 19 (14.50%) BIG-IP
9 17 (12.98%) BGP
10 14 (10.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (9.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (9.16%) Internet
12 11 (8.40%) MPLS
12 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
13 10 (7.63%) EIGRP
13 10 (7.63%) OSPF
14 9 (6.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (6.11%) HTTP
16 7 (5.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (61.07%) Network Engineer
2 29 (22.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (21.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (16.79%) Firewall Engineer
5 21 (16.03%) Security Engineer
6 17 (12.98%) Implementation Engineer
6 17 (12.98%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 16 (12.21%) Design Engineer
7 16 (12.21%) Network Design Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (7.63%) Architect
10 9 (6.87%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (5.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 7 (5.34%) Consultant
12 7 (5.34%) Security Architect
13 6 (4.58%) Network Architect
13 6 (4.58%) Network Specialist
14 5 (3.82%) Check Point Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.76%) Core Data
1 1 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Windows
2 10 (7.63%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) ITIL
2 31 (23.66%) Network Design
3 26 (19.85%) WAN Optimisation
4 16 (12.21%) ITSM
4 16 (12.21%) Service Management
5 13 (9.92%) Migration
6 9 (6.87%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (6.11%) Network Packet Analysis
7 8 (6.11%) Workflow
8 6 (4.58%) Time Management
9 4 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.05%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.29%) BCP
10 3 (2.29%) Change Management
10 3 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.53%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
3 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.76%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (41.98%) CCNP
3 32 (24.43%) CCIE
4 23 (17.56%) CCSE
5 22 (16.79%) CCSA
6 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
6 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
7 16 (12.21%) CCDP
7 16 (12.21%) CCIP
7 16 (12.21%) JNCIA
7 16 (12.21%) JNCIE
8 15 (11.45%) Degree
9 14 (10.69%) HP ASE
9 14 (10.69%) HP MASE
10 11 (8.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (6.11%) CCNA
12 7 (5.34%) CISSP
13 6 (4.58%) CISA
14 3 (2.29%) CCIE Security
14 3 (2.29%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Squid
4 4 (3.05%) UAG
4 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.53%) iptables
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 117 (89.31%) Cisco
2 71 (54.20%) CheckPoint
2 71 (54.20%) Fortinet
3 47 (35.88%) F5
4 42 (32.06%) Juniper
5 30 (22.90%) HP
6 29 (22.14%) Aruba
7 26 (19.85%) McAfee
8 17 (12.98%) Nokia
8 17 (12.98%) Palo Alto
8 17 (12.98%) Riverbed
9 16 (12.21%) Oracle
10 14 (10.69%) Blue Coat
11 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
12 9 (6.87%) VMware
13 8 (6.11%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (6.11%) BMC
13 8 (6.11%) IBM
14 7 (5.34%) Avaya
14 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds