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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 263 240 244
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.20% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.44% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 1
Median daily rate £525 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.61
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
4392 4341 4332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.07% 46.43% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2363 2159
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 244 252
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.02 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 5 £538 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 9 (40.91%) Firewall
1 9 (40.91%) F5
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
3 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
7 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.64%) Qualys
7 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
7 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) SSL
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) 3G
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) DDNS
6 2 (9.09%) DSL
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) TACACS
6 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
2 3 (13.64%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) MODAF
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Budget Control
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) GCIA
3 2 (9.09%) GCIH
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) F5
2 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
2 7 (31.82%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.64%) NetWitness
4 3 (13.64%) Qualys
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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