The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
England / East of England
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
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 the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 970 1161 1330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.54% 47.25% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 659 727
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 121
Median hourly rate £19.45 £17.38 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.48 £40.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in the East of England

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in the East of England

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Data Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
1 7 (63.64%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft