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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 237 264 253
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £345 £416 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £386 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £475
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
England

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
3782 4530 4690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.98% 47.51% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2104 2487 2432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 242 290
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 -
West Sussex +10 1 £365 -18.88%
Oxfordshire -4 1 - -
Kent - 1 £200 - 1
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 South East region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Email Filtering
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Mimecast
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (11.11%) Junos
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Email Filtering
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) CCAA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (22.22%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
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