The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 409 389 391
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 24 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £422
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
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9457 9916 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.26% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6410 6718
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 218 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.69
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 London

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in London

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Histogram in London

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in London

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
Canary Wharf - 3 £425 -
City of London +35 2 £500 +48.14% 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
2 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 21 (58.33%) Firewall
3 17 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 12 (33.33%) Network Security
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (30.56%) Wireless
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) VPN
9 9 (25.00%) CCNA
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 9 (25.00%) Aruba
9 9 (25.00%) Web Filtering
10 8 (22.22%) CCNP
10 8 (22.22%) Unix
10 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
11 7 (19.44%) MIMEsweeper
11 7 (19.44%) Symantec
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 7 (19.44%) Mitel

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Firewall
1 21 (58.33%) LAN
1 21 (58.33%) WAN
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (33.33%) Network Security
3 11 (30.56%) Wireless
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.33%) OSPF
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.56%) DMZ
9 2 (5.56%) FWSM
9 2 (5.56%) SSL
9 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Designer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
1 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
1 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 6 (16.67%) SIEM
5 5 (13.89%) Attack Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.78%) Document Management
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design
8 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.78%) Presales
8 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Korn
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) CCNA
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Snort
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (13.89%) Nessus
2 5 (13.89%) Nmap
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (25.00%) Aruba
5 7 (19.44%) Mitel
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) Symantec
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Juniper
6 5 (13.89%) LogRhythm
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) Tripwire
7 2 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Nokia
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
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