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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 563 598
Rank change year-on-year +33 +35  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 77 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 1.46% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 18
Median daily rate £450 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £31.93 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 - £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 - £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 - £20.00

FortiGate is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5099 6037 4815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.37% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3337 3886 2958
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 137 162
Median hourly rate £20.88 £29.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.46 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FortiGate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 56 £450 +20.00% 12
Scotland +48 20 £388 +25.00% 1
South East +12 17 £468 +24.66% 1
Aberdeen - 12 £375 -
Yorkshire +35 10 £443 +47.25% 1
Hampshire +3 9 £455 +21.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne +84 8 £450 -
Tyne and Wear +81 8 £450 -
North East +76 8 £450 -
East of England 0 7 £388 +3.33%
West Midlands +22 6 £400 +12.28%
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Leeds - 6 - - 1
Hook - 6 £455 -
Edinburgh +18 5 £463 - 1
Surrey - 5 £475 - 1
South West - 5 £338 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £443 -
Peterborough - 4 £373 -
Sheffield - 4 £443 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £373 -
Telford +16 3 £425 -
Shropshire +16 3 £425 -
West Lothian -1 3 £300 -3.22%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £413 -
London -34 3 £525 +5.00% 4
Cornwall - 3 £338 - 1
Staines - 3 £475 -
Livingston -2 2 £300 -3.22%
Luton -5 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 171 (90.48%) Firewall
2 161 (85.19%) Cisco
3 126 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (58.73%) CheckPoint
5 110 (58.20%) Juniper
6 108 (57.14%) CCNP
7 106 (56.08%) F5
8 101 (53.44%) Fortinet
9 100 (52.91%) WAN
10 99 (52.38%) Wireless
11 94 (49.74%) LAN
12 75 (39.68%) CCIE
12 75 (39.68%) HP
13 69 (36.51%) ITIL
14 68 (35.98%) Service Management
14 68 (35.98%) Security Cleared
15 64 (33.86%) Riverbed
15 64 (33.86%) CCSE
15 64 (33.86%) CCSA
16 62 (32.80%) JNCIA
17 61 (32.28%) JNCIE
17 61 (32.28%) CCIP
17 61 (32.28%) CCDP
18 60 (31.75%) ITSM
18 60 (31.75%) Network Design
19 59 (31.22%) SC Cleared
20 53 (28.04%) BIG-IP
21 51 (26.98%) Cisco ASA
22 49 (25.93%) HP ASE
23 48 (25.40%) HP MASE

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 7 (3.70%) nginx
2 6 (3.17%) Confluence
3 5 (2.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.12%) IaaS
4 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (90.48%) Firewall
2 100 (52.91%) WAN
3 99 (52.38%) Wireless
4 94 (49.74%) LAN
5 53 (28.04%) BIG-IP
6 51 (26.98%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (20.11%) BGP
8 36 (19.05%) VPN
9 34 (17.99%) Network Security
10 33 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (16.40%) MPLS
12 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 25 (13.23%) OSPF
14 21 (11.11%) DNS
14 21 (11.11%) EIGRP
15 18 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 12 (6.35%) VPLS
18 11 (5.82%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.59%) Big Data
2 3 (1.59%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.59%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.17%) JIRA
1 6 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (3.17%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (22.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.23%) Finance
3 5 (2.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (60.32%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (12.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (12.17%) Architect
5 21 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 21 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 21 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 17 (8.99%) Firewall Engineer
7 16 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) Implementation Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 11 (5.82%) Network Design Engineer
10 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 7 (3.70%) Consultant
11 7 (3.70%) Network Specialist
12 6 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 5 (2.65%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.17%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.63%) Computer Science
2 29 (15.34%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.70%) DataPower
5 5 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Linux
2 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.12%) Windows
4 3 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.51%) ITIL
2 68 (35.98%) Service Management
3 60 (31.75%) ITSM
3 60 (31.75%) Network Design
4 17 (8.99%) Migration
5 9 (4.76%) Network Management
6 8 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.23%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 7 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.17%) Coaching
8 6 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.17%) DevOps
8 6 (3.17%) Scrum
8 6 (3.17%) Time Management
9 5 (2.65%) High Availability
9 5 (2.65%) Project Management
9 5 (2.65%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (57.14%) CCNP
3 75 (39.68%) CCIE
4 68 (35.98%) Security Cleared
5 64 (33.86%) CCSA
5 64 (33.86%) CCSE
6 62 (32.80%) JNCIA
7 61 (32.28%) CCDP
7 61 (32.28%) CCIP
7 61 (32.28%) JNCIE
8 59 (31.22%) SC Cleared
9 49 (25.93%) HP ASE
10 48 (25.40%) HP MASE
11 45 (23.81%) Degree
12 39 (20.63%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (6.35%) CCSP
14 11 (5.82%) CCNA
15 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
16 5 (2.65%) CCIE Wireless
16 5 (2.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.17%) vCloud
2 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.65%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.59%) Squid
5 2 (1.06%) UAG
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (5.82%) Puppet
2 8 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.70%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (3.70%) OPNET
3 7 (3.70%) Terraform
4 6 (3.17%) Forum Sentry
4 6 (3.17%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.12%) Netcool
6 3 (1.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.53%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 161 (85.19%) Cisco
2 111 (58.73%) CheckPoint
3 110 (58.20%) Juniper
4 106 (56.08%) F5
5 101 (53.44%) Fortinet
6 75 (39.68%) HP
7 64 (33.86%) Riverbed
8 47 (24.87%) Aruba
9 33 (17.46%) Palo Alto
10 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
11 12 (6.35%) Blue Coat
12 11 (5.82%) TippingPoint
12 11 (5.82%) VMware
13 10 (5.29%) Splunk
14 9 (4.76%) Oracle
14 9 (4.76%) SolarWinds
15 8 (4.23%) Infoblox
16 7 (3.70%) BMC
16 7 (3.70%) IBM
16 7 (3.70%) Motorola
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 56 minutes ago