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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 11 February 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).

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 119 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.074% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £388 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1242 1285 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.88% 47.38% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 614 613
Average daily rate £380 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £47.76 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 1 £400 -
Forcepoint
South East

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) RSA Security Analytics

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetWitness
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
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