The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 553 519 534
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 43 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 54 24
Average daily rate £400 £350 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £468 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Forcepoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 England

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in England

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in England

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Histogram in England

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in England

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the England 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
London -16 17 £400 +14.28% 7
South East +13 8 £400 +20.30% 4
South West +6 7 £394 +12.50% 1
East of England +3 4 - -
North West -15 4 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -21 1 £550 +66.66%
Forcepoint
UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 41 (45.05%) Cisco
3 37 (40.66%) LAN
4 32 (35.16%) Kalman Filter
5 31 (34.07%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (32.97%) Juniper
7 29 (31.87%) Blue Coat
8 27 (29.67%) CheckPoint
9 24 (26.37%) Windows
9 24 (26.37%) WAN
9 24 (26.37%) DHCP
9 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
10 22 (24.18%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (24.18%) DNS
11 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (20.88%) CCNA
12 19 (20.88%) SC Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) Barracuda Networks
13 18 (19.78%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (19.78%) Network Security
13 18 (19.78%) SLA
14 17 (18.68%) Wireless
14 17 (18.68%) Finance
14 17 (18.68%) Cisco PIX
15 15 (16.48%) Active Directory
15 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.38%) Unix
16 14 (15.38%) Linux
16 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
16 14 (15.38%) Information Security

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 37 (40.66%) LAN
3 31 (34.07%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (26.37%) DHCP
4 24 (26.37%) WAN
5 22 (24.18%) DNS
5 22 (24.18%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (19.78%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (19.78%) Network Security
7 17 (18.68%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (18.68%) Wireless
8 10 (10.99%) VPN
9 8 (8.79%) FTP
10 7 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.69%) Internet
11 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.49%) OSPF
12 5 (5.49%) SSL
12 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) DB2
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Security Specialist
4 10 (10.99%) Consultant
4 10 (10.99%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Check Point Specialist
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (5.49%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.49%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) SecurID
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) NHS
6 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 2 (2.20%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Unix
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Android
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (15.38%) Information Security
2 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 12 (13.19%) SIEM
4 11 (12.09%) Web Filtering
5 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL
6 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.49%) Change Control
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Security Management
7 5 (5.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (4.40%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.40%) Security Operations
8 4 (4.40%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.30%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.30%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) Java
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (20.88%) CCNA
3 19 (20.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) CCNP
5 4 (4.40%) CISSP
5 4 (4.40%) Degree
6 3 (3.30%) GIAC
7 2 (2.20%) CISA
7 2 (2.20%) CISM
7 2 (2.20%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 2 (2.20%) MCSE
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.10%) CCIE
8 1 (1.10%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.10%) CCSE
8 1 (1.10%) CCVP
8 1 (1.10%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) QRadar
2 7 (7.69%) Nexpose
3 6 (6.59%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (4.40%) Proventia
4 4 (4.40%) WSUS
5 3 (3.30%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.30%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (3.30%) Nessus
5 3 (3.30%) SCCM
6 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.10%) Nmap
7 1 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Cisco
2 30 (32.97%) Juniper
3 29 (31.87%) Blue Coat
4 27 (29.67%) CheckPoint
5 19 (20.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.29%) Intel Security
8 11 (12.09%) Remedy
9 10 (10.99%) Oracle
10 9 (9.89%) SolarWinds
10 9 (9.89%) VMware
11 7 (7.69%) Aruba
11 7 (7.69%) Mitel
11 7 (7.69%) Rapid7
11 7 (7.69%) Symantec
12 6 (6.59%) F5
13 5 (5.49%) Qualys
14 4 (4.40%) NetApp
14 4 (4.40%) Tripwire
15 3 (3.30%) HP
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