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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 604 566 545
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 26 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 42
Median daily rate £425 £408 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%
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
22320 23396 23307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 44.24% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13839 14136 13310
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 1000 1027
Median hourly rate £18.88 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 10 £470 +4.44% 9
South West +11 5 £365 +32.72%
South East -3 5 £425 +14.86%
North West +12 4 £465 -
East of England +6 2 £375 -31.81%
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UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 40 (59.70%) Firewall
2 37 (55.22%) Cisco
3 29 (43.28%) Windows
4 23 (34.33%) VPN
5 22 (32.84%) WAN
6 19 (28.36%) LAN
6 19 (28.36%) VMware
6 19 (28.36%) SC Cleared
6 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (26.87%) Finance
7 18 (26.87%) Linux
8 17 (25.37%) CheckPoint
9 16 (23.88%) CISSP
10 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (22.39%) SIEM
10 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (20.90%) PCI DSS
11 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (19.40%) CCNP
12 13 (19.40%) Information Security
12 13 (19.40%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (19.40%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (17.91%) Office 365
13 12 (17.91%) SSL
13 12 (17.91%) Internet
14 11 (16.42%) DNS
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (7.46%) IIS
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (59.70%) Firewall
2 23 (34.33%) VPN
3 22 (32.84%) WAN
4 19 (28.36%) LAN
5 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (19.40%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (17.91%) Internet
7 12 (17.91%) SSL
8 11 (16.42%) DNS
9 8 (11.94%) Wireless
10 7 (10.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.96%) MPLS
11 6 (8.96%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (5.97%) DHCP
13 4 (5.97%) VoIP
14 3 (4.48%) Network Security
14 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Law
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Security Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Security Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Network Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Web Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Author
8 4 (5.97%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.46%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.99%) CMDB
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Solaris
7 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) SIEM
2 13 (19.40%) Information Security
2 13 (19.40%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (14.93%) Content Management
4 10 (14.93%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (14.93%) Security Architecture
4 10 (14.93%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Compliance Management
6 7 (10.45%) Threat Management
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Attack Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) C++
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBScript
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) Korn
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) SC Cleared
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) CISSP
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (19.40%) CCNP
5 10 (14.93%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) CCSE
8 1 (1.49%) CCSP
8 1 (1.49%) CISM
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.46%) ISA Server
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.97%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.99%) UAG
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.49%) Snort
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (5.97%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (5.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (4.48%) Nessus
3 3 (4.48%) Nmap
4 2 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.49%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Cisco
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.93%) ArcSight
5 10 (14.93%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (14.93%) Juniper
6 9 (13.43%) Sophos
7 8 (11.94%) Aruba
8 6 (8.96%) Citrix
8 6 (8.96%) F5
8 6 (8.96%) LogRhythm
8 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.46%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.46%) HP
9 5 (7.46%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.97%) Kaspersky
10 4 (5.97%) NetApp
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle
10 4 (5.97%) Tripwire
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