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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 601 546 523
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -23
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 29 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 41
Median daily rate £375 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £319 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £535 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
22322 22843 21587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.71% 44.28% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13868 13750 12207
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 999 989
Median hourly rate £18.73 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 July 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 July 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 -23 11 £470 +4.44% 9
South West +7 10 £375 +36.36%
North West -6 4 £465 -
East of England +13 2 £413 -25.00%
South East -18 2 - - 2
Forcepoint
UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 47 (55.29%) Firewall
2 42 (49.41%) Cisco
3 37 (43.53%) Windows
4 28 (32.94%) Linux
5 26 (30.59%) WAN
5 26 (30.59%) Finance
6 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
8 23 (27.06%) LAN
9 22 (25.88%) VPN
10 20 (23.53%) VMware
11 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (22.35%) PCI DSS
11 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
11 19 (22.35%) SIEM
11 19 (22.35%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (21.18%) CISSP
13 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (18.82%) CCNP
15 15 (17.65%) Information Security
16 14 (16.47%) Network Security
16 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.47%) Juniper
16 14 (16.47%) Internet
17 13 (15.29%) Oracle
17 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
18 12 (14.12%) Office 365

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 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Office 365
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (55.29%) Firewall
2 26 (30.59%) WAN
3 23 (27.06%) LAN
4 22 (25.88%) VPN
5 17 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (16.47%) Internet
6 14 (16.47%) Network Security
7 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (14.12%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
9 11 (12.94%) Wireless
10 10 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 10 (11.76%) SSL
11 9 (10.59%) DNS
12 5 (5.88%) DHCP
12 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (5.88%) MPLS
12 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
13 4 (4.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Legal
3 5 (5.88%) Advertising
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Architect
2 17 (20.00%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Security Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Network Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Security Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Consultant
7 9 (10.59%) Security Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Information Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Security Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) IT Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) IT Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Author
10 6 (7.06%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Author
11 5 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.35%) CMDB
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.53%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Linux
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.76%) Unix
5 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Kalman Filter
1 19 (22.35%) SIEM
2 15 (17.65%) Information Security
3 13 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (11.76%) Content Management
4 10 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 10 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (11.76%) Web Filtering
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
6 7 (8.24%) Threat Management
7 6 (7.06%) Attack Monitoring
7 6 (7.06%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) Korn
3 1 (1.18%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
3 1 (1.18%) VB
3 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.18%) CISSP
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (18.82%) CCNP
5 12 (14.12%) CCNA
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 2 (2.35%) CEH
7 2 (2.35%) GCIA
7 2 (2.35%) GCIH
8 1 (1.18%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCSE
8 1 (1.18%) CCSP
8 1 (1.18%) CISM
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) PCI DSS
2 12 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.71%) SLA
4 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.06%) XenApp
4 5 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.71%) vSphere
6 2 (2.35%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.35%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.35%) UAG
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) Snort
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (10.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 7 (8.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (5.88%) Nessus
4 5 (5.88%) Nmap
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.35%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (2.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.18%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.18%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.18%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.53%) VMware
4 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
5 14 (16.47%) Juniper
5 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.29%) Oracle
7 11 (12.94%) Cyber-Ark
8 10 (11.76%) ArcSight
8 10 (11.76%) Aruba
8 10 (11.76%) Sophos
9 9 (10.59%) F5
9 9 (10.59%) Symantec
10 8 (9.41%) Citrix
10 8 (9.41%) SolarWinds
11 7 (8.24%) Altiris
11 7 (8.24%) HP
11 7 (8.24%) LogRhythm
12 6 (7.06%) Kaspersky
12 6 (7.06%) Tripwire
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago