The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forcepoint over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Forcepoint
Rank 599 561 569
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 47 84 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 38
Median daily rate £385 £381 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.61

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Forcepoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Forcepoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Forcepoint
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Forcepoint Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Forcepoint
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK.

Forcepoint Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -31 40 £380 -0.32% 17
South West +8 16 £375 -16.66% 1
London -23 13 £500 +33.33% 6
South East -11 7 £525 +23.52% 5
Bristol - 7 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £538 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £538 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Yorkshire +12 3 £438 +212.50% 2
South Yorkshire +1 3 £438 +212.50%
Doncaster - 3 £438 -
Gloucester -1 2 £131 -
City of London +29 1 - - 1
Wales +16 1 £550 -
West Wales +9 1 £550 -
Swansea +8 1 £550 -
East of England +5 1 £450 +116.86%
Wiltshire -4 1 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire -10 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Taunton - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 50 (50.00%) Firewall
2 45 (45.00%) Cisco
3 35 (35.00%) Windows
4 31 (31.00%) LAN
4 31 (31.00%) WAN
4 31 (31.00%) Finance
5 29 (29.00%) Linux
6 28 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
7 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
7 22 (22.00%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (21.00%) Network Security
9 20 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 20 (20.00%) VMware
10 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (19.00%) SIEM
11 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.00%) Oracle
11 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (17.00%) PCI DSS
13 16 (16.00%) CCNP
13 16 (16.00%) CISSP
13 16 (16.00%) Juniper
13 16 (16.00%) Wireless
14 15 (15.00%) Active Directory
14 15 (15.00%) VPN
14 15 (15.00%) Data Centre
15 14 (14.00%) Internet
15 14 (14.00%) Information Security

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) Mimecast
2 7 (7.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.00%) Firewall
2 31 (31.00%) LAN
2 31 (31.00%) WAN
3 21 (21.00%) Network Security
4 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (16.00%) Wireless
6 15 (15.00%) VPN
7 14 (14.00%) Internet
7 14 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (13.00%) DHCP
9 12 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.00%) DNS
11 9 (9.00%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (5.00%) OSPF
12 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
13 4 (4.00%) SAN
13 4 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) DB2
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Advertising
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Law
4 4 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Security Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) Consultant
5 14 (14.00%) Architect
6 12 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 12 (12.00%) Security Consultant
7 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Security Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Author
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Author
10 6 (6.00%) Information Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) IT Security Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) CMDB
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Windows
2 29 (29.00%) Linux
3 13 (13.00%) Unix
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.00%) Solaris
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Kalman Filter
2 19 (19.00%) SIEM
3 14 (14.00%) Information Security
4 12 (12.00%) Web Filtering
5 11 (11.00%) ITIL
5 11 (11.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.00%) Content Management
7 7 (7.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (7.00%) Migration
7 7 (7.00%) Patch Management
7 7 (7.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.00%) Attack Monitoring
9 5 (5.00%) Threat Management
10 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.00%) Operations Management
10 4 (4.00%) Security Operations
11 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Korn
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
3 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (16.00%) CCNP
3 16 (16.00%) CISSP
4 13 (13.00%) CCNA
5 4 (4.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.00%) CEH
7 2 (2.00%) GCIA
7 2 (2.00%) GCIH
7 2 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) CCSA
8 1 (1.00%) CCSE
8 1 (1.00%) CCSP
8 1 (1.00%) CISM
8 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.00%) QA
5 1 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.00%) vSphere
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
4 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.00%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.00%) UAG
6 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.00%) Snort
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (8.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 7 (7.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (6.00%) Nessus
4 5 (5.00%) Nmap
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.00%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (3.00%) WSUS
6 2 (2.00%) Proventia
6 2 (2.00%) QRadar
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.00%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) Cisco
2 28 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 20 (20.00%) VMware
4 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.00%) Oracle
5 16 (16.00%) Juniper
6 13 (13.00%) Symantec
7 12 (12.00%) Aruba
7 12 (12.00%) F5
7 12 (12.00%) Sophos
8 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.00%) Altiris
9 8 (8.00%) Citrix
9 8 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (7.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (7.00%) HP
10 7 (7.00%) Kaspersky
10 7 (7.00%) LogRhythm
10 7 (7.00%) Mitel
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