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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / London
Rank 389 399 381
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 8 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
8289 8724 9599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.79% 40.69% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5726 6313
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 151 189
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.02 £19.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) MCSE
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (40.00%) MCSA
4 8 (40.00%) Sophos
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (35.00%) Legal
6 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Skype
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) LAN

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) Skype
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCSA
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCP
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) GCWN
5 3 (15.00%) GISF
5 3 (15.00%) HND
5 3 (15.00%) SSCP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) CISA
6 1 (5.00%) CISM
6 1 (5.00%) CISSP
6 1 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Sophos
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Lumension
5 3 (15.00%) Aruba
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (15.00%) Trustwave
6 2 (10.00%) Qualys
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) Snow
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec