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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
UK / England
Rank 525 540 510
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 45 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 50
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
18454 20034 21250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 43.04% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11469 11924 12702
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 803 944
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
South East +27 19 £432 +1.52%
North West +36 11 £325 -
London +6 6 £388 +6.89% 2
East of England -13 5 £600 -
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
South West +6 1 £110 -72.06%
Forcepoint
UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 48 (57.83%) Cisco
2 44 (53.01%) Firewall
3 37 (44.58%) WAN
4 34 (40.96%) Security Cleared
5 32 (38.55%) LAN
6 26 (31.33%) Windows
7 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
7 25 (30.12%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
8 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (24.10%) DNS
9 20 (24.10%) ITIL
10 18 (21.69%) Internet
11 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (20.48%) CCNA
11 17 (20.48%) Intel Security
11 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.07%) DHCP
12 15 (18.07%) MCSA
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (16.87%) MS Office
13 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (15.66%) VPN
14 13 (15.66%) SolarWinds
15 12 (14.46%) CCNP
16 11 (13.25%) CheckPoint
16 11 (13.25%) Sophos
16 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery

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 8 (9.64%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Office
2 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (53.01%) Firewall
2 37 (44.58%) WAN
3 32 (38.55%) LAN
4 25 (30.12%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (24.10%) DNS
6 18 (21.69%) Internet
7 15 (18.07%) DHCP
8 13 (15.66%) VPN
9 9 (10.84%) DAB
10 8 (9.64%) Network Security
11 7 (8.43%) SSL
12 5 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.02%) MPLS
12 5 (6.02%) NetScaler
12 5 (6.02%) Skype
12 5 (6.02%) VoIP
12 5 (6.02%) Wireless
13 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
14 3 (3.61%) IPsec
14 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Architect
2 12 (14.46%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Hardware Specialist
6 6 (7.23%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Storage Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) Unix
5 3 (3.61%) Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (9.64%) Migration
6 8 (9.64%) SOA
6 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.64%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (8.43%) Change Management
7 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.23%) Information Security
8 6 (7.23%) Network Management
8 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.02%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.82%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) C
3 2 (2.41%) C++
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) PHP
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (20.48%) CCNA
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (18.07%) MCSA
6 12 (14.46%) CCNP
7 11 (13.25%) MCSE
8 10 (12.05%) Degree
9 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (7.23%) MCP
11 4 (4.82%) CCIE
12 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
12 3 (3.61%) HND
13 2 (2.41%) CCDP
14 1 (1.20%) CCA
14 1 (1.20%) CCDA
14 1 (1.20%) CISSP
14 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) ISA Server
4 6 (7.23%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (7.23%) UAG
5 2 (2.41%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.41%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.41%) SCSM
5 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.20%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.20%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Cisco
2 17 (20.48%) Intel Security
3 13 (15.66%) SolarWinds
4 11 (13.25%) CheckPoint
4 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.25%) Sophos
5 10 (12.05%) Juniper
5 10 (12.05%) VMware
6 6 (7.23%) Fortinet
6 6 (7.23%) Lumension
7 5 (6.02%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.82%) Symantec
9 3 (3.61%) Apple
9 3 (3.61%) Citrix
9 3 (3.61%) F5
9 3 (3.61%) Remedy
9 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.41%) Aruba
10 2 (2.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.41%) NETGEAR
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