The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £463 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +44.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 -
Forcepoint
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
292 388 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.24% 38.42% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 244 177
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.34 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.25 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Forcepoint
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire