Period
to 16 June 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 16 June 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 138 233
Rank change year-on-year -13 +95 +17
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 4 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.29% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
10th Percentile £410 £370 £228
25th Percentile £412 £377 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £434 £398 £463
Median % change year-on-year +9.12% -14.05% +8.82%
75th Percentile £469 £422 £644
90th Percentile £479 £431 £738
Central London median daily rate £434 £398 £463
% change year-on-year +9.12% -14.05% +8.82%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,046 1,043 2,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.11% 36.65% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 730 1,830
10th Percentile £356 £255 £284
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.05% -5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 47
10th Percentile £8.00 " £11.25
25th Percentile £11.72 £12.42 £12.63
Median hourly rate £14.13 £16.47 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.21% -19.68% +2.50%
75th Percentile £24.63 £27.52 £27.21
90th Percentile £27.48 £44.11 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.36 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.22% -6.50% -

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the City of London

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Forcepoint in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Forcepoint in the City of London

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Forcepoint in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Forcepoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Trend Micro
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (50.00%) Zscaler
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Trend Micro
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Zscaler
3 1 (25.00%) Arista
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki