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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
UK / England
Rank 534 562 528
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -34
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 45 46 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 45
Median daily rate £381 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £329 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
18566 20123 21455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 42.89% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11657 12204 12578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 784 895
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 February 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 February 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 +25 20 £443 +11.32% 1
North West +32 11 £325 -
London -4 8 £400 - 6
East of England +5 4 £600 -
South West -4 1 £110 -72.06%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Forcepoint
UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 44 (53.66%) Cisco
2 40 (48.78%) Firewall
3 38 (46.34%) WAN
4 33 (40.24%) LAN
5 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
6 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
7 24 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (28.05%) Windows
8 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
9 22 (26.83%) ITIL
10 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (23.17%) CCNA
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (20.73%) Windows Server
13 16 (19.51%) Internet
13 16 (19.51%) MS Office
13 16 (19.51%) DNS
14 15 (18.29%) DHCP
14 15 (18.29%) MCSA
14 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (18.29%) Intel Security
14 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (17.07%) SolarWinds
15 14 (17.07%) Sophos
16 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
16 12 (14.63%) Finance
16 12 (14.63%) CCNP
16 12 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (13.41%) PowerShell

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 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) Firewall
2 38 (46.34%) WAN
3 33 (40.24%) LAN
4 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (19.51%) DNS
5 16 (19.51%) Internet
6 15 (18.29%) DHCP
7 10 (12.20%) DAB
7 10 (12.20%) VPN
8 9 (10.98%) Network Security
9 7 (8.54%) Wireless
10 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (6.10%) NetScaler
10 5 (6.10%) Skype
10 5 (6.10%) VoIP
11 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.66%) MPLS
12 3 (3.66%) SSL
12 3 (3.66%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Architect
2 12 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Security Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Hardware Specialist
6 6 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Storage Specialist
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (10.98%) Information Security
5 8 (9.76%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) SOA
5 8 (9.76%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (8.54%) Change Management
6 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (8.54%) Network Management
7 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.10%) Boundary Protection
8 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) VBScript
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
4 19 (23.17%) CCNA
5 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (18.29%) MCSA
7 12 (14.63%) CCNP
8 11 (13.41%) MCSE
9 9 (10.98%) Degree
10 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (7.32%) MCP
12 4 (4.88%) CCIE
13 3 (3.66%) CEH
13 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
13 3 (3.66%) GCWN
13 3 (3.66%) GISF
13 3 (3.66%) HND
13 3 (3.66%) SSCP
14 2 (2.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (7.32%) ISA Server
4 6 (7.32%) UAG
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.44%) SCSM
4 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.22%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) Cisco
2 15 (18.29%) Intel Security
3 14 (17.07%) SolarWinds
3 14 (17.07%) Sophos
4 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.76%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) Juniper
7 5 (6.10%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.88%) F5
8 4 (4.88%) Lumension
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) Aruba
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix
9 3 (3.66%) Qualys
9 3 (3.66%) Remedy
9 3 (3.66%) Trustwave
10 2 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.44%) Computacenter