The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 100 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.21% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.55% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £463 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +44.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
771 733 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.25% 38.08% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 362 382
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 47
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (40.00%) SCSM
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (40.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos