Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 145 171
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26 -7
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 46 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.73% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.68% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 20
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £423 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% +7.30% -12.50%
10th Percentile £418 £279 £333
90th Percentile £550 £558 £575
England median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,337 1,901 2,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.27% 43.35% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,130 1,571
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 81 85
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +25.85% -18.67%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £9.59
90th Percentile £29.70 £45.00 £25.07
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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 -12 31 £530 +24.71%
Birmingham -13 8 £363 -3.33%
Coventry -13 1 £475 +11.76%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fortinet.

1 45 (97.83%) Firewall
2 44 (95.65%) CheckPoint
3 43 (93.48%) Cisco
4 38 (82.61%) VPN
5 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (76.09%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (73.91%) Data Centre
7 33 (71.74%) Oracle
7 33 (71.74%) FortiGate
8 32 (69.57%) WAN Optimisation
8 32 (69.57%) WAN
8 32 (69.57%) McAfee
8 32 (69.57%) Wireless
9 31 (67.39%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (65.22%) SC Cleared
10 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
10 30 (65.22%) Aruba
10 30 (65.22%) Network Design
10 30 (65.22%) Nokia
11 11 (23.91%) HP
11 11 (23.91%) WAP
12 7 (15.22%) CCIE
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (13.04%) Juniper
13 6 (13.04%) CCNP
13 6 (13.04%) Coaching
14 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
14 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (10.87%) Workflow

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 35 (76.09%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) Firewall
2 38 (82.61%) VPN
3 32 (69.57%) WAN
3 32 (69.57%) Wireless
4 31 (67.39%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.52%) MPLS
5 3 (6.52%) SSL
6 2 (4.35%) BGP
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.17%) HSRP
7 1 (2.17%) IOS XR
7 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.17%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.17%) OSPF
7 1 (2.17%) RTP
7 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) Design Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) Implementation Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) Network Design Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) Firewall Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (73.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 30 (65.22%) Network Design
3 6 (13.04%) Coaching
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) Workflow
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Remote Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Network Packet Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Contract Management
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) SC Cleared
1 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) CCIE
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) vCloud
1 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (71.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) CheckPoint
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco
3 33 (71.74%) Oracle
4 32 (69.57%) McAfee
5 30 (65.22%) Aruba
5 30 (65.22%) Nokia
6 11 (23.91%) HP
7 6 (13.04%) Juniper
8 4 (8.70%) F5
9 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.35%) BMC
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) Meraki
11 1 (2.17%) Prolexic