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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 441 412 398
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 10 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 26
Median daily rate £470 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £309 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%
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
9794 10259 11025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.55% 43.31% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6518 6761 6902
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 220 243
Median hourly rate £17.10 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
City of London +19 2 £470 +11.90% 1
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
4 8 (34.78%) CCNA
4 8 (34.78%) Wireless
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (34.78%) Aruba
4 8 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Legal
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
7 5 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) PKI
8 4 (17.39%) Tripwire
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (17.39%) ISA Server

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Mimecast
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) SSL
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.70%) DHCP
8 2 (8.70%) VoIP
9 1 (4.35%) IPv4
9 1 (4.35%) IPv6
9 1 (4.35%) MPLS
9 1 (4.35%) SNMP
9 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Legal
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Advertising
5 3 (13.04%) Law
6 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Security Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Web Specialist
4 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (17.39%) Attack Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM
2 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Snort
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) Nmap
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.35%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Aruba
3 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Tripwire
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) AlienVault
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Lumension
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
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