Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 161 173
Rank change year-on-year +34 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 62 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 1.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 4
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £460 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +50.82% +0.41%
10th Percentile £363 £378 £245
90th Percentile £530 £488 £326
England median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% +14.29% -

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 2151 2703 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.33% 45.93% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1474 1105
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 88 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.41 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.14% -6.45% -2.21%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.37
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +4.67%

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 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 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 +33 35 £460 +5.14% 1
Birmingham -5 9 £338 -28.95%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 59 (95.16%) Cisco
2 58 (93.55%) Firewall
3 49 (79.03%) CheckPoint
4 43 (69.35%) WAN
4 43 (69.35%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (64.52%) WAN Optimisation
6 38 (61.29%) VPN
7 35 (56.45%) Wireless
7 35 (56.45%) McAfee
8 29 (46.77%) FortiGate
8 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
9 26 (41.94%) F5
9 26 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (40.32%) Network Design
11 24 (38.71%) Oracle
12 21 (33.87%) Aruba
13 20 (32.26%) MPLS
14 19 (30.65%) Nokia
14 19 (30.65%) Blue Coat
14 19 (30.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (29.03%) CCNP
16 16 (25.81%) IBM
16 16 (25.81%) BMC
16 16 (25.81%) Internet
16 16 (25.81%) Network Load Balancing
16 16 (25.81%) Network Packet Analysis
17 15 (24.19%) CCIE
18 13 (20.97%) HP

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 3 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (69.35%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Akamai
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (93.55%) Firewall
2 43 (69.35%) WAN
3 38 (61.29%) VPN
4 35 (56.45%) Wireless
5 26 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (32.26%) MPLS
7 19 (30.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (25.81%) Internet
9 12 (19.35%) BGP
9 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (19.35%) OSPF
10 11 (17.74%) VLAN
11 9 (14.52%) Network Security
12 8 (12.90%) HSRP
13 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (9.68%) IOS XR
13 6 (9.68%) LAN
13 6 (9.68%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Network Engineer
2 26 (41.94%) Implementation Engineer
2 26 (41.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 21 (33.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (33.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (30.65%) Design Engineer
4 19 (30.65%) Network Design Engineer
5 13 (20.97%) Firewall Engineer
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 11 (17.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Network Support
8 7 (11.29%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Incident Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
12 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) WAN Optimisation
2 25 (40.32%) Network Design
3 16 (25.81%) Network Load Balancing
3 16 (25.81%) Network Packet Analysis
4 10 (16.13%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 8 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (12.90%) Workflow
6 7 (11.29%) Coaching
7 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Service Management
9 3 (4.84%) SIEM
10 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.61%) Migration
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) CCNP
3 15 (24.19%) CCIE
4 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
4 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (9.68%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (95.16%) Cisco
2 49 (79.03%) CheckPoint
3 35 (56.45%) McAfee
4 26 (41.94%) F5
5 24 (38.71%) Oracle
6 21 (33.87%) Aruba
7 19 (30.65%) Blue Coat
7 19 (30.65%) Nokia
8 16 (25.81%) BMC
8 16 (25.81%) IBM
9 13 (20.97%) HP
10 9 (14.52%) Palo Alto
11 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.84%) AppDynamics
12 3 (4.84%) Infoblox
12 3 (4.84%) Juniper
12 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
13 2 (3.23%) Proofpoint
13 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
13 2 (3.23%) Splunk