The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / North West
Rank 120 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +32.14%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1149 1611 1446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.69% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 748
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 88 108
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Merseyside - 10 £325 -
Manchester +14 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (62.50%) Intel Security
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 10 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) CCIE
8 3 (18.75%) CCNP
8 3 (18.75%) VoIP
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
9 2 (12.50%) SCSM

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) FCoE
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (37.50%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) CCDA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 2 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Intel Security
2 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire