The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 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).

Forcepoint
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £349 - -
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 - £36.50 -

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 455 441 553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.13% 42.36% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 240 238
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.41% +11.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in Buckinghamshire

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in Buckinghamshire

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Milton Keynes - 7 £349 - 2
Forcepoint
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) ISA Server
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) MCSA
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (66.67%) UAG

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) X.509
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCSA
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) CCAA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (66.67%) ISA Server
3 6 (66.67%) UAG
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec