The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Forcepoint
UK / England
Rank 535 567 555
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 31 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.098% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.05% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in England

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East +19 20 £437 +12.05% 5
London +22 8 £400 -8.57% 5
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 1
South West -5 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Forcepoint
UK

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 39 (50.00%) Firewall
2 35 (44.87%) WAN
2 35 (44.87%) Cisco
3 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 31 (39.74%) LAN
5 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
7 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (23.08%) CCNA
8 18 (23.08%) MS Office
8 18 (23.08%) ITIL
9 17 (21.79%) Windows
10 15 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (17.95%) SolarWinds
11 14 (17.95%) Intel Security
12 13 (16.67%) DNS
13 12 (15.38%) DHCP
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.10%) CheckPoint
14 11 (14.10%) MCSA
14 11 (14.10%) Migration
14 11 (14.10%) DAB
14 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (12.82%) CCNP
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (8.97%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) Firewall
2 35 (44.87%) WAN
3 31 (39.74%) LAN
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (16.67%) DNS
6 12 (15.38%) DHCP
7 11 (14.10%) DAB
8 10 (12.82%) Internet
9 9 (11.54%) VPN
10 8 (10.26%) Network Security
11 7 (8.97%) Wireless
12 5 (6.41%) Skype
13 4 (5.13%) IPsec
13 4 (5.13%) SSL
13 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
14 3 (3.85%) MPLS
14 3 (3.85%) OSPF
14 3 (3.85%) VoIP
14 3 (3.85%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 11 (14.10%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Hardware Specialist
7 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Wintel Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Active Directory Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Migration
3 10 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (10.26%) Change Management
5 8 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (10.26%) Information Security
5 8 (10.26%) Network Management
6 7 (8.97%) Boundary Protection
6 7 (8.97%) SOA
6 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.97%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.41%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) SIEM
9 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (23.08%) CCNA
5 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (14.10%) MCSA
7 10 (12.82%) CCNP
8 8 (10.26%) Degree
9 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (7.69%) MCSE
11 3 (3.85%) CEH
11 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.85%) GCWN
11 3 (3.85%) GISF
11 3 (3.85%) HND
11 3 (3.85%) SSCP
12 2 (2.56%) CCIE
12 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.56%) MCP
13 1 (1.28%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 6 (7.69%) UAG
5 2 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.56%) SCSM
4 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.28%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Cisco
2 14 (17.95%) Intel Security
2 14 (17.95%) SolarWinds
3 11 (14.10%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) Sophos
5 8 (10.26%) VMware
6 7 (8.97%) Juniper
6 7 (8.97%) Symantec
7 5 (6.41%) F5
7 5 (6.41%) Qualys
8 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.13%) Lumension
9 3 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 3 (3.85%) Trustwave
10 2 (2.56%) HP
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