The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 127 131 146
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.13% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.35% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1272 1133 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.76% 37.43% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 651 824
Median daily rate £370 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 103 77
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol - 7 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 5 £350 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £375 -16.66%
Somerset - 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) CISSP
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Internet
5 9 (39.13%) Information Security
5 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (30.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (30.43%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (30.43%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
7 7 (30.43%) SIEM
7 7 (30.43%) Office 365
7 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Content Management
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (30.43%) Finance

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco ISE
3 9 (39.13%) Internet
4 7 (30.43%) DHCP
4 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Information Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Perimeter Security Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) Content Management
2 7 (30.43%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
2 7 (30.43%) SIEM
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Threat Management
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
4 7 (30.43%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (21.74%) Sophos
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) AppSense
8 2 (8.70%) Canon
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
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