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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 120
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.41% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 154 242 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.93% 8.85% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 116 101
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -23.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.15 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £25.65 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DMZ
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco