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 3 months to 24 March 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).

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 117 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.37% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.70% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £394 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +12.05% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

Forcepoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1294 1403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.70% 52.79% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 662 695
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell -3 3 - -
Forcepoint
South East

Forcepoint
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Forcepoint
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security