Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 178 173
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 8 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
East of England median daily rate £550 £700 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +27.27% -8.33%
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £20.45 -
England median hourly rate - £20.45 -

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 2,043 2,172 2,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.07% 46.03% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,153 1,226 1,176
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.32% -2.81%
10th Percentile £200 £194 £200
90th Percentile £575 £594 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 164
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.66 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.25 £43.57
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 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 16 February 2019. 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 -2 7 - -
Essex - 1 £550 -
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) Law
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (75.00%) DMARC
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) DKIM
3 1 (12.50%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) CASB

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DMARC
2 1 (12.50%) DKIM
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Antivirus Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Audio Visual Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Data Security
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) CASB
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos