The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 131 118
Rank change year-on-year +34 -13  
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 17 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +128.57%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 885 1406 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.16% 49.09% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 742 749
Median daily rate £400 £399 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 89
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.69% -35.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fortinet in the West Midlands

Fortinet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fortinet in the West Midlands

Fortinet
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 Fortinet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +42 13 £550 +49.65%
Birmingham +9 1 £425 +3.03%
Coventry +9 1 £425 +104.81%
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fortinet.

1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
3 21 (63.64%) Aruba
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 11 (33.33%) WAN
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 10 (30.30%) OSPF
8 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (24.24%) F5
9 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.21%) Network Design
10 7 (21.21%) BGP
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 5 (15.15%) Network Security
12 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (15.15%) Service Management
13 4 (12.12%) LAN
13 4 (12.12%) VPN
13 4 (12.12%) Remedy
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) BMC
13 4 (12.12%) Security Operations

Fortinet
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) assyst
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (33.33%) WAN
2 11 (33.33%) Wireless
3 10 (30.30%) OSPF
4 7 (21.21%) BGP
5 5 (15.15%) Network Security
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) SNMP
7 3 (9.09%) SSH
7 3 (9.09%) SSL
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Design Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.03%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Aruba
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 8 (24.24%) F5
7 4 (12.12%) BMC
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Remedy
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Juniper
8 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
10 1 (3.03%) CA
10 1 (3.03%) VMware