Period
to 25 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 501 632 709
Rank change year-on-year +131 +77 -127
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 125 235 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 160 144
Median daily rate £465 £403 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.53% -16.92% +21.13%
10th Percentile £325 £281 £305
90th Percentile £675 £519 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £460
% change year-on-year +20.00% -18.48% +15.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £44.76 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.87% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -

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 20,512 38,965 42,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.91% 42.51% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,142 24,254 26,249
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 927 1,324 1,501
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.90 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.57% +10.34% -4.02%

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fortinet over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Fortinet over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Top 16 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 May 2020. 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 +124 100 £450 +10.77% 13
UK excluding London +95 70 £450 +20.00% 13
London +151 52 £473 +8.00% 1
South East +89 21 £363 -2.68% 6
Scotland +45 19 £498 +17.06%
North of England +82 16 £425 - 4
North West +55 9 £375 -11.76% 4
Midlands +56 7 £446 +19.00%
Work from Home +12 7 £503 +52.27% 2
Yorkshire +62 6 £575 +31.43%
West Midlands +50 5 £428 +14.00%
East of England +47 5 £450 +28.57%
Northern Ireland - 3 £373 -
East Midlands +44 2 £515 +14.44%
South West +37 1 £350 +16.67% 2
North East +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 93 (74.40%) Cisco
2 79 (63.20%) Firewall
3 54 (43.20%) CheckPoint
4 50 (40.00%) WAN
5 46 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (34.40%) Juniper
7 35 (28.00%) LAN
8 32 (25.60%) Data Centre
9 31 (24.80%) VPN
10 30 (24.00%) CCNP
11 29 (23.20%) Azure
12 27 (21.60%) AWS
12 27 (21.60%) VMware
12 27 (21.60%) Palo Alto
13 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (19.20%) F5
14 24 (19.20%) BGP
15 22 (17.60%) Network Security
16 19 (15.20%) CCNA
16 19 (15.20%) FortiGate
17 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
17 17 (13.60%) MPLS
17 17 (13.60%) Migration
18 16 (12.80%) Finance
18 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
19 15 (12.00%) Blue Coat
19 15 (12.00%) Wireless
19 15 (12.00%) Meraki
20 14 (11.20%) Multicast

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 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.60%) IIS
1 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.20%) Azure
2 27 (21.60%) AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (4.00%) SaaS
4 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.20%) GCP
4 4 (3.20%) IaaS
4 4 (3.20%) Office 365
4 4 (3.20%) PaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Akamai
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (63.20%) Firewall
2 50 (40.00%) WAN
3 35 (28.00%) LAN
4 31 (24.80%) VPN
5 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (19.20%) BGP
7 22 (17.60%) Network Security
8 17 (13.60%) MPLS
8 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
9 15 (12.00%) Wireless
10 14 (11.20%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (11.20%) DNS
10 14 (11.20%) Multicast
10 14 (11.20%) OSPF
11 12 (9.60%) Cisco ISE
11 12 (9.60%) DHCP
12 10 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (8.00%) SSL
13 9 (7.20%) IPsec
14 8 (6.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.40%) ScriptRunner
3 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.20%) Back Office
4 4 (3.20%) Front Office
5 3 (2.40%) Law
6 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (56.80%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Architect
3 15 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Network Architect
5 11 (8.80%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Architect
8 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Network Architect
10 6 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Network Support
11 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 4 (3.20%) Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Deployment Engineer
12 4 (3.20%) Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) JSON
1 5 (4.00%) XML
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 4 (3.20%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.40%) REST
4 1 (0.80%) HTML
4 1 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.00%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) PKI
5 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.40%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) Unix
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.80%) CatOS
7 1 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) Migration
2 14 (11.20%) ITIL
3 13 (10.40%) DevOps
3 13 (10.40%) Network Management
4 11 (8.80%) Network Design
5 9 (7.20%) Information Security
5 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (6.40%) Project Management
7 7 (5.60%) Change Control
8 6 (4.80%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.80%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (4.80%) Presales
9 5 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.00%) Security Management
10 4 (3.20%) DevSecOps
10 4 (3.20%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.40%) Python
2 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.40%) SQL
4 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
5 1 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (24.00%) CCNP
3 19 (15.20%) CCNA
4 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.20%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.00%) CCIE
7 8 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.60%) CCDA
9 6 (4.80%) CISSP
10 5 (4.00%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.00%) JNCIP
10 5 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 4 (3.20%) CISM
11 4 (3.20%) Degree
12 3 (2.40%) CEH
12 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.60%) CCSE
13 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.60%) MCITP
13 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.80%) NCSC
4 1 (0.80%) NIST
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) VMware NSX
3 5 (4.00%) vSphere
4 4 (3.20%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (1.60%) Docker
6 2 (1.60%) NFS
6 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (15.20%) FortiGate
2 13 (10.40%) Ansible
3 11 (8.80%) Terraform
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.00%) Puppet
5 4 (3.20%) Endace
5 4 (3.20%) Opsview
6 3 (2.40%) PowerCLI
6 3 (2.40%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.40%) vRealize
7 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.80%) Iperf
8 1 (0.80%) OpenView
8 1 (0.80%) OPNET
Vendors
1 93 (74.40%) Cisco
2 54 (43.20%) CheckPoint
3 43 (34.40%) Juniper
4 27 (21.60%) Palo Alto
4 27 (21.60%) VMware
5 24 (19.20%) F5
6 15 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 15 (12.00%) Meraki
7 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.40%) Citrix
9 11 (8.80%) McAfee
10 10 (8.00%) Aruba
11 8 (6.40%) HP
11 8 (6.40%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.60%) Symantec
12 7 (5.60%) Tufin
13 6 (4.80%) Arista
13 6 (4.80%) Dell
13 6 (4.80%) NetScout
14 5 (4.00%) NetApp