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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 590 577 553
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 33 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 31
Median daily rate £425 £390 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.49%
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
21962 22834 23762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.67% 43.28% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13575 13770 13653
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 766 986 1097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.79 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -6.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -11 14 £410 -8.88% 5
North West +15 5 £455 -
South East +13 5 £375 -3.22% 6
South West +15 4 £365 +32.72%
East of England +3 4 £525 -4.54% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (61.11%) Firewall
2 43 (59.72%) Cisco
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 24 (33.33%) VPN
5 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
6 22 (30.56%) WAN
7 21 (29.17%) Finance
8 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 19 (26.39%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (26.39%) LAN
10 17 (23.61%) CISSP
11 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (22.22%) Internet
11 16 (22.22%) Linux
11 16 (22.22%) VMware
11 16 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 15 (20.83%) CCNP
12 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (19.44%) SIEM
13 14 (19.44%) Information Security
14 13 (18.06%) Office 365
14 13 (18.06%) PCI DSS
14 13 (18.06%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (16.67%) DNS
16 11 (15.28%) SSL

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 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Office 365
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.11%) Firewall
2 24 (33.33%) VPN
3 22 (30.56%) WAN
4 19 (26.39%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (26.39%) LAN
5 16 (22.22%) Internet
6 15 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (18.06%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (16.67%) DNS
9 11 (15.28%) SSL
10 9 (12.50%) Wireless
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (8.33%) DHCP
12 6 (8.33%) MPLS
13 5 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (6.94%) Network Security
13 5 (6.94%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
14 4 (5.56%) VoIP
15 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Legal
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Advertising
4 3 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Network Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Information Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.94%) Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Network Operations Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Web Specialist
10 4 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) Unix
9 2 (2.78%) Solaris
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Information Security
1 14 (19.44%) SIEM
2 11 (15.28%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (13.89%) Content Management
3 10 (13.89%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) Security Architecture
3 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.72%) Compliance Management
5 7 (9.72%) Threat Management
6 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) Attack Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (2.78%) C
3 2 (2.78%) C++
3 2 (2.78%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) PHP
3 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Korn
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) CISSP
4 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (20.83%) CCNP
6 10 (13.89%) CCNA
7 5 (6.94%) MCSE
7 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.56%) Degree
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.56%) MCP
8 4 (5.56%) MCSA
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE
9 2 (2.78%) CISM
10 1 (1.39%) CCDA
10 1 (1.39%) CCDP
10 1 (1.39%) CCSP
10 1 (1.39%) CISA
10 1 (1.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) PCI DSS
2 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.39%) Snort
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.78%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.78%) Nessus
4 2 (2.78%) Nmap
4 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.39%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.39%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 16 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) ArcSight
3 10 (13.89%) Cyber-Ark
4 9 (12.50%) Aruba
4 9 (12.50%) Juniper
5 8 (11.11%) Sophos
6 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.33%) F5
7 6 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 5 (6.94%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.17%) HP
10 3 (4.17%) Mitel
10 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.17%) Tripwire
11 2 (2.78%) Citrix
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