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 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 129 143
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.085% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £550 £450 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +36.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1059 1175 1512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.51% 47.02% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 610 858
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 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

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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 3 months to 26 June 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
Hertfordshire 0 5 £550 +22.22%
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Reuters
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Law

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Law
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GPG13
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
2 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) FireEye
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) Reuters
2 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba