Period
to 25 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fortinet over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Fortinet, Inc.

Fortinet
UK
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 570 752 634
Rank change year-on-year +182 -118 -10
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 276 166 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 114 129
UK median daily rate £411 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +13.21% -0.63%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £286
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £440 £398
% change year-on-year -10.51% +10.69% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 18
UK median hourly rate £49.90 - £37.50
10th Percentile £46.85 - £24.75
90th Percentile £78.75 - £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 - £31.85

Fortinet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,388 43,022 42,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.88% 41.80% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,950 26,567 25,912
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.39% +2.89%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,430 1,628 1,388
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.08% -1.07%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.43 £46.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.42% - -5.44%

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fortinet over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fortinet over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the UK over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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 +172 256 £411 -8.61% 70
UK excluding London +122 193 £394 -10.51% 57
London +89 79 £438 -7.89% 20
South East +94 72 £366 +0.34% 10
North of England +52 45 £425 - 18
Midlands +28 38 £450 -14.69% 11
West Midlands +13 31 £498 -5.69% 10
North West +35 26 £475 +11.76% 12
Scotland +41 12 £438 +16.67% 2
East of England +32 12 £425 +9.68% 5
Yorkshire +31 11 £323 -14.00% 4
South West -30 9 £300 -45.45% 6
North East +23 8 £385 - 2
East Midlands +28 7 £350 -20.00% 1
Wales +15 5 £335 +27.62% 5

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 213 (77.17%) Cisco
2 190 (68.84%) Firewall
3 128 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (44.93%) CheckPoint
5 120 (43.48%) LAN
6 109 (39.49%) WAN
7 94 (34.06%) F5
8 85 (30.80%) CCNP
9 82 (29.71%) Palo Alto
10 78 (28.26%) Data Centre
11 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
11 74 (26.81%) OSPF
11 74 (26.81%) BGP
12 73 (26.45%) Juniper
13 65 (23.55%) VPN
14 61 (22.10%) Network Security
15 60 (21.74%) CCNA
16 53 (19.20%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (18.12%) Wireless
18 49 (17.75%) ITIL
19 47 (17.03%) TCP/IP
20 45 (16.30%) Network Design
21 44 (15.94%) Security Cleared
21 44 (15.94%) Azure
22 41 (14.86%) Migration
23 40 (14.49%) VMware
24 39 (14.13%) Windows
24 39 (14.13%) FortiGate
25 38 (13.77%) MPLS
25 38 (13.77%) Microsoft

Fortinet
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 16 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.45%) IIS
5 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.09%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.94%) Azure
2 37 (13.41%) AWS
3 26 (9.42%) Office 365
4 11 (3.99%) SaaS
5 9 (3.26%) GCP
5 9 (3.26%) IaaS
5 9 (3.26%) PaaS
6 6 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 190 (68.84%) Firewall
2 120 (43.48%) LAN
3 109 (39.49%) WAN
4 74 (26.81%) BGP
4 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
4 74 (26.81%) OSPF
5 65 (23.55%) VPN
6 61 (22.10%) Network Security
7 53 (19.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 50 (18.12%) Wireless
9 47 (17.03%) TCP/IP
10 38 (13.77%) MPLS
11 32 (11.59%) DNS
12 30 (10.87%) EIGRP
13 29 (10.51%) DHCP
14 27 (9.78%) BIG-IP
15 24 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 24 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (8.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.72%) MS Access
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.36%) Big Data
2 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
4 1 (0.36%) Snyk
General
1 29 (10.51%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.14%) Finance
3 12 (4.35%) Banking
4 10 (3.62%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.17%) Local Government
6 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) International Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (52.54%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.13%) Architect
3 32 (11.59%) Security Engineer
4 24 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 20 (7.25%) Consultant
6 17 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (5.80%) Network Design Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Design Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.62%) Firewall Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) IP Network Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Analyst
14 8 (2.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.71%) 802.1X
1 13 (4.71%) JSON
2 10 (3.62%) YAML
3 8 (2.90%) XML
4 7 (2.54%) .NET
5 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.09%) Web Services
6 2 (0.72%) RESTful
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.99%) PKI
3 11 (3.99%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.26%) Replication
5 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.90%) Clustering
6 7 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.17%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.81%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) CESG
10 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.13%) Windows
2 23 (8.33%) Linux
3 15 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.26%) Unix
5 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.81%) SUSE
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.75%) ITIL
2 45 (16.30%) Network Design
3 41 (14.86%) Migration
4 26 (9.42%) Change Management
4 26 (9.42%) Load Balancing
5 24 (8.70%) Network Management
6 23 (8.33%) Project Management
7 22 (7.97%) SIEM
8 20 (7.25%) Data Protection
9 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (5.07%) Project Delivery
13 13 (4.71%) Change Control
13 13 (4.71%) Presales
13 13 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.96%) Python
2 12 (4.35%) SQL
3 11 (3.99%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.62%) Perl
5 7 (2.54%) Prolog
6 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) Java
7 1 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.36%) R
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 128 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (30.80%) CCNP
3 60 (21.74%) CCNA
4 44 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 35 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 34 (12.32%) CCIE
7 15 (5.43%) CISSP
8 11 (3.99%) CCDA
9 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.90%) CCDP
10 8 (2.90%) Degree
11 7 (2.54%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.54%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.81%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.81%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.45%) CCSP
14 4 (1.45%) CEH
14 4 (1.45%) CISM
14 4 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.54%) SLA
3 6 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.81%) NCSC
5 4 (1.45%) COBIT
5 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) NIST
6 2 (0.72%) PMO
6 2 (0.72%) QA
7 1 (0.36%) GDPR
7 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (7.25%) Active Directory
1 20 (7.25%) Hyper-V
2 19 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.80%) vSphere
4 11 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.99%) VMware NSX
5 10 (3.62%) ProxySG
5 10 (3.62%) XenApp
5 10 (3.62%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) Docker
6 2 (0.72%) iptables
6 2 (0.72%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) KVM
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (14.13%) FortiGate
2 19 (6.88%) Ansible
3 17 (6.16%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.17%) Terraform
4 6 (2.17%) TrustSec
4 6 (2.17%) vCenter Server
4 6 (2.17%) vRealize
5 5 (1.81%) Cacti
5 5 (1.81%) Iperf
6 4 (1.45%) Puppet
6 4 (1.45%) SCCM
6 4 (1.45%) SCOM
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.09%) Nessus
7 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.72%) Nagios
8 2 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 213 (77.17%) Cisco
2 124 (44.93%) CheckPoint
3 94 (34.06%) F5
4 82 (29.71%) Palo Alto
5 73 (26.45%) Juniper
6 40 (14.49%) VMware
7 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
8 37 (13.41%) Aruba
9 33 (11.96%) HP
10 31 (11.23%) Blue Coat
11 28 (10.14%) SolarWinds
12 27 (9.78%) Citrix
13 24 (8.70%) Dell
14 23 (8.33%) Meraki
15 20 (7.25%) Splunk
16 18 (6.52%) McAfee
17 16 (5.80%) NetScout
18 15 (5.43%) Riverbed
19 13 (4.71%) Infoblox
19 13 (4.71%) Qualys