The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%
Forcepoint
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 151 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.37% 41.60% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 94 121
Median daily rate £388 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £31.40 £25.00
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware