The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 158 160 203
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +43
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £550 £313 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -12.28%
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
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1366 1333 2512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.33% 38.91% 43.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1011 1831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 72
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.50 £22.60
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 the City of London

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 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 City of London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Web Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
City of London
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