Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Fortinet FortiGate
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 197 175
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing FortiGate 29 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.24% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 2.99% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 1
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +28.00% +25.52%
10th Percentile £370 £457 £363
90th Percentile £530 £540 £388
England median daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.37 - £25.50

FortiGate is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 493 501 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.18% 8.10% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 281 151
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -3.28%
10th Percentile £233 £300 £240
90th Percentile £590 £538 £484
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.38 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £21.15 £28.27
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FortiGate in the West Midlands

FortiGate
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 6 months to 23 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
Shropshire +34 24 £440 -8.33%
Coventry +19 1 £463 -14.35%
Birmingham +4 1 £325 -
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 25 (86.21%) Wireless
3 25 (86.21%) CheckPoint
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (82.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 24 (82.76%) Fortinet
4 24 (82.76%) WAN
5 23 (79.31%) McAfee
6 21 (72.41%) VPN
7 18 (62.07%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
8 17 (58.62%) Network Design
8 17 (58.62%) Nokia
9 16 (55.17%) Oracle
10 14 (48.28%) Aruba
11 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (27.59%) Network Packet Analysis
12 8 (27.59%) BMC
12 8 (27.59%) HP
12 8 (27.59%) Internet
12 8 (27.59%) IBM
12 8 (27.59%) CCNP
12 8 (27.59%) Workflow
12 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
12 8 (27.59%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (27.59%) F5
12 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared

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 3 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Firewall
2 25 (86.21%) Wireless
3 24 (82.76%) WAN
4 21 (72.41%) VPN
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (27.59%) Internet
8 4 (13.79%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) BGP
9 3 (10.34%) HSRP
9 3 (10.34%) OSPF
9 3 (10.34%) VLAN
10 2 (6.90%) LAN
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Network Engineer
2 17 (58.62%) Implementation Engineer
2 17 (58.62%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) Design Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) Network Design Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 9 (31.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Network Support
8 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Incident Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
10 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Support
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) WAN Optimisation
2 17 (58.62%) Network Design
3 8 (27.59%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (27.59%) Network Packet Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) CheckPoint
3 24 (82.76%) Fortinet
4 23 (79.31%) McAfee
5 17 (58.62%) Nokia
6 16 (55.17%) Oracle
7 14 (48.28%) Aruba
8 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
8 8 (27.59%) BMC
8 8 (27.59%) F5
8 8 (27.59%) HP
8 8 (27.59%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard