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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / London
Rank 397 399 366
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.057% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 34
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
8412 8581 9340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 41.03% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5594 6238
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 154 201
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £27.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -13 1 £550 +37.50%
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) MCSE
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) MCSA
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Legal
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) Office 365
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Lumension
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) SCCM
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Skype
8 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (25.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) MCP
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel

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
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) Skype
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 1 (5.00%) BGP
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.00%) MPLS
9 1 (5.00%) OSPF
9 1 (5.00%) SAN
9 1 (5.00%) VoIP
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) WLAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Web Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) 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 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) OWASP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCSA
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCP
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) HND
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
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
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (5.00%) CSIRT
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Lumension
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Sophos
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Aruba
6 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Qualys
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
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