The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.56
Forcepoint
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 308 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.13% 34.80% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 218 212
Average daily rate £365 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 23
Average hourly rate £20.39 £22.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £16.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (42.86%) VMware