The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Forcepoint, LLC (formerly Websense).

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 123 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.085% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%
Forcepoint
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1227 1324 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.23% 51.62% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 671 522
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 36
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.90 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forcepoint across the Berkshire region.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the Berkshire region.

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 2 - -
Forcepoint
South East

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
5 2 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) MODAF
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Qualys
5 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
5 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) GCIA
5 2 (18.18%) GCIH

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) MODAF
1 2 (18.18%) SIEM
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) GCIA
2 2 (18.18%) GCIH
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (18.18%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec