Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 137 165
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +6
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 41 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 2.22% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 20
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £417 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -3.42% +39.11%
10th Percentile £317 £347 £337
90th Percentile £530 £463 £575
England median daily rate £434 £399 £405
% change year-on-year +8.78% -1.54% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% +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 2,391 2,075 2,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.04% 44.82% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,232 1,567
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £221 £206 £237
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 94 92
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +9.10% -12.12%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.08 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £50.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -30 29 £494 +16.18% 6
Birmingham -3 8 £350 +3.70% 6
Staffordshire - 2 £275 - 3
Solihull - 1 - -
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 39 (95.12%) Firewall
2 37 (90.24%) CheckPoint
3 35 (85.37%) Cisco
4 33 (80.49%) Wireless
5 30 (73.17%) McAfee
5 30 (73.17%) WAN
6 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (65.85%) SC Cleared
7 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
7 27 (65.85%) WAN Optimisation
8 26 (63.41%) F5
9 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (58.54%) CCNP
11 23 (56.10%) Aruba
12 18 (43.90%) Internet
12 18 (43.90%) VPN
13 17 (41.46%) Network Load Balancing
14 16 (39.02%) Blue Coat
14 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
15 15 (36.59%) ITIL
15 15 (36.59%) FortiGate
16 14 (34.15%) Network Packet Analysis
16 14 (34.15%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (34.15%) IBM
16 14 (34.15%) BMC
16 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (31.71%) Network Design
17 13 (31.71%) ITIL V3
18 11 (26.83%) Nokia

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 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
2 33 (80.49%) Wireless
3 30 (73.17%) WAN
4 18 (43.90%) Internet
4 18 (43.90%) VPN
5 14 (34.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (19.51%) MPLS
8 6 (14.63%) BGP
9 5 (12.20%) HSRP
9 5 (12.20%) OSPF
10 4 (9.76%) LAN
10 4 (9.76%) VLAN
11 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
11 3 (7.32%) SSL
12 2 (4.88%) DNS
12 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.88%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Network Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Design Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Network Design Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) WAN Optimisation
2 17 (41.46%) Network Load Balancing
3 15 (36.59%) ITIL
4 14 (34.15%) Network Packet Analysis
4 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (31.71%) ITIL V3
5 13 (31.71%) Network Design
6 8 (19.51%) Coaching
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.32%) IT Strategy
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
10 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.88%) Release Management
10 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) SC Cleared
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (58.54%) CCNP
4 10 (24.39%) CCIE
5 6 (14.63%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (14.63%) CISSP
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
7 2 (4.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) vCloud
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) CheckPoint
2 35 (85.37%) Cisco
3 30 (73.17%) McAfee
4 26 (63.41%) F5
5 23 (56.10%) Aruba
6 16 (39.02%) Blue Coat
7 14 (34.15%) BMC
7 14 (34.15%) IBM
8 11 (26.83%) Nokia
9 10 (24.39%) HP
9 10 (24.39%) Oracle
10 3 (7.32%) Brocade
10 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
10 3 (7.32%) VMware
11 2 (4.88%) EMC
11 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.44%) Juniper
12 1 (2.44%) Meraki
12 1 (2.44%) Meru Networks
12 1 (2.44%) Prolexic