The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 50 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.25% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £131 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.56
Forcepoint
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
201 160 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.77% 33.76% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 92 105
Average daily rate £358 £411 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.01 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £43.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forcepoint across the Gloucestershire region.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the Gloucestershire region.

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 2 £131 -
Forcepoint
South West

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) UAG

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Canon
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos