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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 65 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £465 - £280
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
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
326 320 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.23% 34.90% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 172 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) 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 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper