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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 11 February 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).

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 238 251 235
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate £400 £333 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +8.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 3 £275 -32.51% 2
Berkshire +8 2 £388 - 2
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint.

1 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
5 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
5 5 (29.41%) tcpdump
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Tripwire
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) IPsec
6 4 (23.53%) Security Management
7 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) SLA

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forcepoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) tcpdump
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
6 4 (23.53%) IPsec
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Junos
7 3 (17.65%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) 4G
8 2 (11.76%) FCoE
8 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Network Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
3 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Tripwire
4 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
4 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.76%) IronPort
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) 3Com
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) NetWitness
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
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