Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Forcepoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Forcepoint over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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).

Forcepoint
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 166 176
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.046% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.091% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £315 - -
South East median daily rate £555 £345 £390
% change year-on-year +60.87% -11.54% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Forcepoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2026 2207 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.28% 51.09% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1149 1301
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 128 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £43.28 £46.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.57% -14.58% +15.27%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in Berkshire

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in Berkshire

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 6 £305 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Forcepoint
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) Polycom
3 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Canon

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) CCAA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PCI QSA
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Canon
3 4 (57.14%) MobileIron
3 4 (57.14%) Polycom
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (14.29%) Kofax
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee