The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.05% +4.00%  
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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 289 299 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.02% 46.28% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 201
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 20
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in Birmingham