Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 164 158
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Fortinet 33 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.79% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.65% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 7
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +8.43%
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £20.00

Fortinet is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1893 2901 2415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.10% 48.05% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1580 1315
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.53%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £209
90th Percentile £553 £525 £530
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 166
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.78 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.38% -16.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.75 £26.08 £37.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +26 18 £438 +14.01%
Birmingham +10 8 £331 -22.06%
Coventry +15 1 £425 +104.82%
Fortinet
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Aruba
4 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (39.39%) Wireless
5 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) Network Design
6 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (24.24%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (21.21%) VPN
10 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
11 5 (15.15%) Nokia
11 5 (15.15%) McAfee
11 5 (15.15%) Workflow
12 3 (9.09%) BGP
12 3 (9.09%) OSPF
12 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (9.09%) VMware
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (9.09%) F5
13 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto

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 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Akamai
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) Wireless
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (21.21%) VPN
6 3 (9.09%) BGP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.03%) DNS
8 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.03%) IPsec
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) MPLS
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Design Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Implementation Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Design Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Network Support
4 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Design
2 8 (24.24%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.03%) SIEM
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Aruba
3 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) McAfee
5 5 (15.15%) Nokia
6 3 (9.09%) F5
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard