The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 133 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.23% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 199 280 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.74% 9.38% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 150 80
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.34% -38.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FortiGate in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire +16 3 £425 -
Birmingham +16 1 £325 -8.77%
FortiGate
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard