The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / South East
Rank 223 249 250
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 20 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Median daily rate £443 £394 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% +23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £438 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3744 4255 4610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.36% 48.84% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2472 2415
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 217 205
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +140.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.58 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £60.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Hampshire - 10 £460 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £349 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) WAN
3 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) DNS
5 12 (44.44%) LAN
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco
6 11 (40.74%) MS Office
6 11 (40.74%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) DHCP
7 10 (37.04%) DAB
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.93%) Network Management
10 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) CCNP
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (25.93%) IIS
10 7 (25.93%) MCSA
11 6 (22.22%) SLA
11 6 (22.22%) CCNA
11 6 (22.22%) ISA Server

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 10 (37.04%) DAB
4 10 (37.04%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) IPsec
7 2 (7.41%) SSL
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) BGP
8 1 (3.70%) DDNS
8 1 (3.70%) HTTP
8 1 (3.70%) IPv6
8 1 (3.70%) ISDN
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Boundary Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Information Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.70%) Presales
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.93%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.93%) MCSA
4 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) MCSE
8 1 (3.70%) CCA
8 1 (3.70%) CCAA
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (22.22%) ISA Server
3 6 (22.22%) UAG
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday