Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 177 175
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +36
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.50% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
East of England median daily rate £363 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.95% -12.50% +93.55%
10th Percentile £300 £416 £525
90th Percentile £516 £550 £635
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
East of England median hourly rate - - £21.53
England median hourly rate - - £21.53

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2262 2389 2755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.23% 49.03% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1326 1510
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £203
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 184 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.98 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in the East of England

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -12 6 £363 -30.95%
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) CCDP
6 1 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS

Forcepoint
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) GPG13
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 4 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Aruba
6 1 (16.67%) Computacenter
6 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) FireEye
6 1 (16.67%) ForeScout
6 1 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec