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 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.

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

Fortinet
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 477 589
Rank change year-on-year +6 +112  
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 136 174 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.73% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 91 27
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +6.00% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £36.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +100.00%  

Fortinet is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
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 Fortinet 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 +23 118 £400 - 20
London +10 44 £450 - 4
South East +29 28 £368 -12.63% 4
Scotland +8 16 £350 +13.08% 2
Hampshire - 16 £450 - 1
City of London +8 13 £463 -
West Midlands +6 12 £413 +8.55%
Aberdeen - 12 £375 -
North East +78 11 £425 +40.49%
Newcastle upon Tyne +83 8 £425 +40.49%
Tyne and Wear +80 8 £425 +40.49%
North West +25 8 £399 -0.31% 5
Yorkshire +15 8 £363 +3.57% 1
West Yorkshire +8 7 - - 1
Basingstoke - 7 £405 - 1
Manchester +15 6 £400 - 2
Leeds +13 6 - - 1
Shropshire +5 6 £438 +20.68%
Telford +5 6 £438 +20.68%
Hook - 6 £455 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £352 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £352 -
South West -3 4 £385 +2.66% 1
Berkshire -3 4 £210 -50.00% 2
New Malden - 4 - -
Birmingham +18 3 £325 -40.90%
Edinburgh +15 3 £344 - 2
East of England -3 3 £413 +37.50% 5
Devon -6 3 £385 +8.45%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £231 -48.61%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 255 (88.24%) Firewall
2 218 (75.43%) Cisco
3 154 (53.29%) Cisco Certification
4 139 (48.10%) CheckPoint
5 137 (47.40%) F5
6 132 (45.67%) CCNP
6 132 (45.67%) WAN
7 121 (41.87%) LAN
8 118 (40.83%) Wireless
9 112 (38.75%) Juniper
10 101 (34.95%) FortiGate
11 92 (31.83%) Security Cleared
12 86 (29.76%) Network Design
13 83 (28.72%) HP
14 79 (27.34%) ITIL
15 78 (26.99%) CCIE
16 77 (26.64%) Data Centre
17 76 (26.30%) Cisco ASA
18 75 (25.95%) SC Cleared
19 68 (23.53%) Riverbed
19 68 (23.53%) BGP
19 68 (23.53%) JNCIA
20 64 (22.15%) CCSE
21 62 (21.45%) Aruba
22 61 (21.11%) JNCIE
22 61 (21.11%) CCSA
22 61 (21.11%) ITSM
22 61 (21.11%) Service Management
22 61 (21.11%) CCIP
22 61 (21.11%) CCDP

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 (3.81%) CMS
2 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (8.65%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.04%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) GitHub
3 2 (0.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.69%) PaaS
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (88.24%) Firewall
2 132 (45.67%) WAN
3 121 (41.87%) LAN
4 118 (40.83%) Wireless
5 76 (26.30%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (23.53%) BGP
7 58 (20.07%) Network Security
8 54 (18.69%) MPLS
9 52 (17.99%) BIG-IP
9 52 (17.99%) VPN
10 51 (17.65%) OSPF
11 40 (13.84%) EIGRP
12 39 (13.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (8.65%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (8.65%) DNS
14 24 (8.30%) TCP/IP
15 20 (6.92%) VoIP
16 19 (6.57%) DHCP
17 18 (6.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (6.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.04%) MS Access
1 3 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.96%) Finance
3 10 (3.46%) Retail
4 6 (2.08%) Legal
5 3 (1.04%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) French Language
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 163 (56.40%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.07%) Security Engineer
3 30 (10.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (9.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 28 (9.69%) Design Engineer
5 27 (9.34%) Consultant
5 27 (9.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (7.96%) Architect
6 23 (7.96%) Firewall Engineer
7 22 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
8 21 (7.27%) Implementation Engineer
9 20 (6.92%) Analyst
10 19 (6.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 19 (6.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 18 (6.23%) Network Design Engineer
12 14 (4.84%) Cisco Analyst
12 14 (4.84%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 12 (4.15%) Network Support
13 12 (4.15%) Support Engineer
14 11 (3.81%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.73%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 77 (26.64%) Data Centre
2 42 (14.53%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.46%) IVR
5 7 (2.42%) DataPower
6 6 (2.08%) Clustering
7 5 (1.73%) CESG
7 5 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.38%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (1.38%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.04%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
11 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.73%) Windows
2 18 (6.23%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.54%) Linux
4 13 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.11%) Unix
8 8 (2.77%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.73%) SUSE
11 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.04%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.76%) Network Design
2 79 (27.34%) ITIL
3 61 (21.11%) ITSM
3 61 (21.11%) Service Management
4 23 (7.96%) Migration
5 18 (6.23%) Network Management
6 17 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 15 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.84%) High Availability
8 14 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 13 (4.50%) Change Control
10 12 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (3.81%) Project Management
12 10 (3.46%) CRM
13 9 (3.11%) Time Management
14 8 (2.77%) Change Management
14 8 (2.77%) Resource Allocation
15 7 (2.42%) Information Security
15 7 (2.42%) Investment Management
15 7 (2.42%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.11%) SQL
2 4 (1.38%) Python
3 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.04%) Perl
4 2 (0.69%) C
4 2 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (53.29%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (45.67%) CCNP
3 92 (31.83%) Security Cleared
4 78 (26.99%) CCIE
5 75 (25.95%) SC Cleared
6 68 (23.53%) JNCIA
7 64 (22.15%) CCSE
8 61 (21.11%) CCDP
8 61 (21.11%) CCIP
8 61 (21.11%) CCSA
8 61 (21.11%) JNCIE
9 48 (16.61%) HP ASE
9 48 (16.61%) HP MASE
10 44 (15.22%) Degree
11 41 (14.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (10.73%) CCNA
13 15 (5.19%) CCSP
14 10 (3.46%) DV Cleared
15 6 (2.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 6 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) PMO
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.11%) ProxySG
3 7 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.04%) vCloud
7 2 (0.69%) Docker
8 1 (0.35%) iptables
8 1 (0.35%) Postfix
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (34.95%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.42%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (2.42%) OPNET
4 6 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.04%) Cacti
7 2 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.69%) Nessus
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.69%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.69%) Puppet
7 2 (0.69%) SCCM
7 2 (0.69%) SCOM
7 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.69%) vRealize
8 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.35%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.35%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 218 (75.43%) Cisco
2 139 (48.10%) CheckPoint
3 137 (47.40%) F5
4 112 (38.75%) Juniper
5 83 (28.72%) HP
6 68 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 62 (21.45%) Aruba
8 44 (15.22%) VMware
9 30 (10.38%) Blue Coat
10 24 (8.30%) Palo Alto
11 23 (7.96%) Avaya
12 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
13 17 (5.88%) SolarWinds
14 14 (4.84%) Arista
14 14 (4.84%) Citrix
15 11 (3.81%) Brocade
15 11 (3.81%) McAfee
15 11 (3.81%) Nokia
16 10 (3.46%) Motorola
16 10 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
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