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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 643 644 521
Rank change year-on-year +1 -123 +250
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 201 103 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.42% 0.97% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 72 55
10th Percentile £314 £343 £269
25th Percentile £400 £398 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £425 £420
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% +1.19% +12.00%
75th Percentile £589 £505 £498
90th Percentile £675 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £20.25 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year - -42.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.14% -

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 14,135 10,657 6,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.78% 16.06% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,220 7,520 4,395
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 150
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.49
25th Percentile £15.75 £18.00 £14.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.82% +70.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £63.60 £50.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +14.44% +14.30%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FortiGate.

Daily rate trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FortiGate over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FortiGate.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -20 158 £525 +23.53% 34
Work from Home -51 89 £475 +5.56% 11
UK excluding London -15 83 £450 +12.50% 26
London -79 56 £538 +25.00% 7
South East -12 29 £550 +22.22% 7
South West +3 17 £450 -
North of England -46 15 £400 -3.03% 12
Yorkshire -19 12 £400 +6.67% 8
Scotland -9 7 £533 +1.43%
East of England -20 7 £400 - 1
Midlands -38 6 £475 +46.15% 6
East Midlands -12 3 £475 - 4
North West -35 3 £389 -11.49% 4
West Midlands -44 3 £588 +80.77% 2
Wales - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 178 (88.56%) Firewall
2 142 (70.65%) Cisco
3 80 (39.80%) Fortinet
4 74 (36.82%) WAN
5 67 (33.33%) Juniper
6 64 (31.84%) LAN
7 56 (27.86%) Wireless
7 56 (27.86%) Palo Alto
8 53 (26.37%) Security Cleared
9 48 (23.88%) SD-WAN
10 46 (22.89%) VPN
11 45 (22.39%) Azure
12 44 (21.89%) CheckPoint
13 43 (21.39%) MPLS
13 43 (21.39%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
15 40 (19.90%) Aruba
16 38 (18.91%) Network Security
17 36 (17.91%) Public Sector
17 36 (17.91%) Data Centre
18 34 (16.92%) CCNP
19 32 (15.92%) SC Cleared
20 30 (14.93%) BGP
21 29 (14.43%) Migration
21 29 (14.43%) Network Design
22 26 (12.94%) VMware
23 24 (11.94%) HP
23 24 (11.94%) Presales
24 22 (10.95%) Knowledge Transfer
24 22 (10.95%) WLAN

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 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.99%) Confluence
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
3 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.00%) nginx
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.39%) Azure
2 15 (7.46%) AWS
3 14 (6.97%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (5.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 7 (3.48%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.49%) Azure Storage
6 5 (2.49%) GCP
7 4 (1.99%) IaaS
7 4 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Azure Key Vault
8 3 (1.49%) PaaS
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.00%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.00%) Serverless
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 178 (88.56%) Firewall
2 74 (36.82%) WAN
3 64 (31.84%) LAN
4 56 (27.86%) Wireless
5 48 (23.88%) SD-WAN
6 46 (22.89%) VPN
7 43 (21.39%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (21.39%) MPLS
8 38 (18.91%) Network Security
9 30 (14.93%) BGP
10 22 (10.95%) WLAN
11 18 (8.96%) OSPF
12 17 (8.46%) Cisco Wireless
12 17 (8.46%) DNS
12 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
12 17 (8.46%) VLAN
13 16 (7.96%) NGFW
14 15 (7.46%) DHCP
14 15 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (5.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) Redis
3 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.99%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.00%) GitLab
3 2 (1.00%) MSI
4 1 (0.50%) Hudson
4 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (17.91%) Public Sector
2 16 (7.96%) Social Skills
3 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.47%) Finance
5 10 (4.98%) Local Government
6 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.99%) Electronics
8 5 (2.49%) Marketing
9 3 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.00%) Retail
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (45.27%) Network Engineer
2 47 (23.38%) Architect
3 34 (16.92%) Network Architect
4 20 (9.95%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Consultant
9 9 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Design Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Network Consultant
10 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Firewall Architect
12 6 (2.99%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (2.99%) Network Design Engineer
13 5 (2.49%) Azure Engineer
13 5 (2.49%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.99%) ModSecurity
2 2 (1.00%) JSON
2 2 (1.00%) LDAP
2 2 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.00%) XMPP
2 2 (1.00%) YAML
3 1 (0.50%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.50%) SAML
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.96%) Public Cloud
3 15 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.98%) Clustering
5 6 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.49%) Cyberattack
6 5 (2.49%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Replication
9 2 (1.00%) CCTV
9 2 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.00%) FMCG
9 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.50%) Life Science
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Windows
2 10 (4.98%) Linux
3 5 (2.49%) CentOS
3 5 (2.49%) Unix
4 4 (1.99%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.49%) VMS
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.00%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (1.00%) Debian
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.43%) Migration
1 29 (14.43%) Network Design
2 24 (11.94%) Presales
3 22 (10.95%) Knowledge Transfer
4 19 (9.45%) Customer Requirements
5 16 (7.96%) Change Control
5 16 (7.96%) DevOps
6 14 (6.97%) Network Management
7 13 (6.47%) ITIL
8 10 (4.98%) ITSM
9 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (3.48%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.48%) SIEM
10 7 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.48%) Zero Trust
11 6 (2.99%) Agile
11 6 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (2.99%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.99%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.48%) Python
3 8 (3.98%) C
4 5 (2.49%) SQL
5 2 (1.00%) Bash
5 2 (1.00%) Java
5 2 (1.00%) Perl
5 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (16.92%) CCNP
4 32 (15.92%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.46%) CCNA
6 14 (6.97%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.97%) CCIE
8 5 (2.49%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.99%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.00%) Degree
10 2 (1.00%) HNC
10 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CCSE
11 1 (0.50%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CISSP
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) MCSA
11 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.99%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.49%) NFS
6 2 (1.00%) Docker
6 2 (1.00%) Snort
6 2 (1.00%) Squid
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) Terraform
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.99%) Ansible
4 5 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.49%) WSUS
5 4 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.99%) Packer
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.00%) Consul
6 2 (1.00%) Grafana
6 2 (1.00%) Graphite
6 2 (1.00%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.00%) Kibana
6 2 (1.00%) NetMRI
6 2 (1.00%) Puppet
6 2 (1.00%) SCCM
6 2 (1.00%) VxRail
Vendors
1 142 (70.65%) Cisco
2 80 (39.80%) Fortinet
3 67 (33.33%) Juniper
4 56 (27.86%) Palo Alto
5 44 (21.89%) CheckPoint
6 40 (19.90%) Aruba
7 26 (12.94%) VMware
8 24 (11.94%) HP
9 20 (9.95%) F5
9 20 (9.95%) McAfee
10 15 (7.46%) Forcepoint
11 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
12 10 (4.98%) Avaya
12 10 (4.98%) Citrix
12 10 (4.98%) Oracle
13 9 (4.48%) Meraki
14 8 (3.98%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.48%) Blue Coat
15 7 (3.48%) BT
15 7 (3.48%) Draytek