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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 254 257 244
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%
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
4197 4678 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.32% 48.16% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2666 2225
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 236
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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
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 29 August 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
Berkshire +6 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 £425 +14.86%
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Email Filtering
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Intel Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Author
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Email Filtering
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) MODAF
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (15.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Clearswift
4 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds