Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 642 590 692
Rank change year-on-year -52 +102 +25
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 242 303 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.64% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 181 103
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £228 £300 £269
90th Percentile £493 £588 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +80.00% -
10th Percentile £22.00 £22.30 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £40.70 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +80.00% -

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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -17 217 £400 -5.88% 26
UK excluding London +9 177 £400 - 21
Midlands +33 59 £425 -5.56% 3
West Midlands +38 58 £425 -5.56% 2
London -73 57 £400 -8.57% 5
South East +8 43 £390 -8.83% 4
North of England +48 34 £313 -10.71% 10
North West +24 20 £313 +4.17% 6
Scotland -14 18 £363 +12.93%
South West +5 17 £338 -25.00%
North East +69 7 £376 -
Yorkshire +13 7 - - 4
East of England -13 6 £260 -35.00% 4
East Midlands -2 1 £413 +12.63%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 200 (82.64%) Firewall
2 195 (80.58%) Cisco
3 115 (47.52%) WAN
4 109 (45.04%) CheckPoint
5 93 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (38.43%) F5
6 91 (37.60%) Data Centre
7 79 (32.64%) Wireless
8 73 (30.17%) CCNP
9 72 (29.75%) LAN
9 72 (29.75%) Juniper
9 72 (29.75%) Cisco ASA
10 71 (29.34%) FortiGate
11 70 (28.93%) VPN
12 59 (24.38%) Network Design
13 52 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (21.07%) Windows
14 51 (21.07%) BGP
15 48 (19.83%) MPLS
16 44 (18.18%) Network Security
16 44 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (17.77%) CCIE
18 42 (17.36%) HP
19 41 (16.94%) Linux
19 41 (16.94%) Microsoft Azure
20 40 (16.53%) DNS
20 40 (16.53%) OSPF
21 39 (16.12%) ITIL
22 37 (15.29%) VMware
22 37 (15.29%) Aruba

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 11 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.65%) CMS
5 3 (1.24%) JBoss
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.49%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (16.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.31%) Office 365
4 3 (1.24%) Akamai
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 200 (82.64%) Firewall
2 115 (47.52%) WAN
3 79 (32.64%) Wireless
4 72 (29.75%) Cisco ASA
4 72 (29.75%) LAN
5 70 (28.93%) VPN
6 51 (21.07%) BGP
7 48 (19.83%) MPLS
8 44 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (18.18%) Network Security
9 40 (16.53%) DNS
9 40 (16.53%) OSPF
10 30 (12.40%) DHCP
11 26 (10.74%) VoIP
12 24 (9.92%) EIGRP
12 24 (9.92%) SAN
13 23 (9.50%) BIG-IP
13 23 (9.50%) TCP/IP
14 22 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (8.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.65%) MS Access
1 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.31%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.65%) JMeter
3 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.55%) Banking
2 11 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (0.83%) French Language
3 2 (0.83%) German Language
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (64.46%) Network Engineer
2 61 (25.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (20.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (12.81%) Security Engineer
5 24 (9.92%) Firewall Engineer
5 24 (9.92%) Implementation Engineer
5 24 (9.92%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 21 (8.68%) Design Engineer
6 21 (8.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (7.44%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (5.79%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (4.55%) Analyst
12 11 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.55%) Support Engineer
13 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) Web Services
2 4 (1.65%) .NET
3 3 (1.24%) Java EE
3 3 (1.24%) SOAP
3 3 (1.24%) WAP
3 3 (1.24%) XML
3 3 (1.24%) XSLT
4 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.41%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 91 (37.60%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.96%) Clustering
4 11 (4.55%) Replication
5 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) CESG
8 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.65%) IVR
9 3 (1.24%) PKI
10 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) EPoS
11 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.07%) Windows
2 41 (16.94%) Linux
3 31 (12.81%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.37%) Unix
7 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.55%) CentOS
9 3 (1.24%) SUSE
10 2 (0.83%) Android
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.38%) Network Design
2 39 (16.12%) ITIL
3 36 (14.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 32 (13.22%) Load Balancing
5 27 (11.16%) Migration
6 20 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (7.85%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (7.85%) Service Management
8 17 (7.02%) ITSM
9 14 (5.79%) High Availability
9 14 (5.79%) Patch Management
10 13 (5.37%) Network Load Balancing
10 13 (5.37%) Security Architecture
11 12 (4.96%) Network Packet Analysis
12 11 (4.55%) Open Source
12 11 (4.55%) Workflow
13 10 (4.13%) DevOps
14 9 (3.72%) Information Security
15 8 (3.31%) Change Management
15 8 (3.31%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.50%) Bash Shell
2 19 (7.85%) Python
3 14 (5.79%) Perl
4 13 (5.37%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.72%) C-shell
5 9 (3.72%) Java
5 9 (3.72%) Korn
6 4 (1.65%) C#
6 4 (1.65%) VB
6 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.65%) VBScript
7 3 (1.24%) SQL
8 2 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (30.17%) CCNP
3 43 (17.77%) CCIE
4 34 (14.05%) Security Cleared
5 27 (11.16%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.50%) CCNA
7 20 (8.26%) CCSE
8 19 (7.85%) CCSA
8 19 (7.85%) JNCIA
9 18 (7.44%) CCDP
10 16 (6.61%) CCIP
10 16 (6.61%) Degree
10 16 (6.61%) JNCIE
11 14 (5.79%) HP ASE
11 14 (5.79%) HP MASE
12 11 (4.55%) CISSP
12 11 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (3.72%) MCSA
13 9 (3.72%) MCSE
13 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.24%) PMO
3 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
2 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (4.55%) Samba
5 10 (4.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.72%) NFS
7 7 (2.89%) Openswan
7 7 (2.89%) pfSense
8 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.83%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (29.34%) FortiGate
2 12 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.55%) WMI
4 8 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.24%) Ansible
6 3 (1.24%) Cacti
6 3 (1.24%) Nagios
6 3 (1.24%) SCCM
6 3 (1.24%) SCOM
7 2 (0.83%) Nessus
7 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 195 (80.58%) Cisco
2 109 (45.04%) CheckPoint
3 93 (38.43%) F5
4 72 (29.75%) Juniper
5 42 (17.36%) HP
6 37 (15.29%) Aruba
6 37 (15.29%) VMware
7 33 (13.64%) McAfee
7 33 (13.64%) Palo Alto
8 28 (11.57%) Blue Coat
9 26 (10.74%) Oracle
10 24 (9.92%) Brocade
11 19 (7.85%) Nokia
11 19 (7.85%) Riverbed
11 19 (7.85%) SolarWinds
12 17 (7.02%) Citrix
12 17 (7.02%) Microsoft
13 16 (6.61%) Red Hat
14 15 (6.20%) Splunk
15 14 (5.79%) IBM