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 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 584 550
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 23 39 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 68
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £356 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £520
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18970 21682 22783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.95% 44.49% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11606 13612 13631
Median daily rate £427 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 721 1031
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
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 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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
South West +1 10 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England -1 5 £550 +22.22%
London -15 4 £434 -7.71% 5
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +26 1 - -
South East +23 1 - - 2
Forcepoint
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 33 (62.26%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) WAN
5 14 (26.42%) LAN
5 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (26.42%) Migration
6 13 (24.53%) ITIL
7 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
7 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
8 10 (18.87%) CCNP
9 9 (16.98%) CCNA
9 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
9 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
10 8 (15.09%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (15.09%) DNS
10 8 (15.09%) SLA
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (15.09%) DHCP
10 8 (15.09%) Internet
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Juniper
10 8 (15.09%) VMware
10 8 (15.09%) Change Management
10 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
10 8 (15.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001

Forcepoint
Co-occurring 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 (13.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (62.26%) Firewall
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) LAN
4 8 (15.09%) DHCP
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) Internet
4 8 (15.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security
5 7 (13.21%) VPN
6 6 (11.32%) Wireless
7 5 (9.43%) DAB
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (5.66%) SSL
9 2 (3.77%) IPsec
9 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.77%) WLAN
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Security Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
2 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) IBM XIV
3 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Migration
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Boundary Protection
6 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Network Management
7 3 (5.66%) Presales
7 3 (5.66%) SIEM
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (18.87%) CCNP
5 9 (16.98%) CCNA
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.32%) MCSA
7 6 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (7.55%) CCSE
9 3 (5.66%) CCIE
9 3 (5.66%) CEH
9 3 (5.66%) GCWN
9 3 (5.66%) GISF
9 3 (5.66%) SSCP
10 2 (3.77%) CCDP
10 2 (3.77%) CISSP
10 2 (3.77%) MCSE
11 1 (1.89%) CCSP
11 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
2 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.77%) GPG13
4 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (11.32%) UAG
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco
2 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.09%) Juniper
3 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Symantec
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
5 5 (9.43%) Qualys
5 5 (9.43%) Sophos
6 4 (7.55%) Computacenter
6 4 (7.55%) F5
7 3 (5.66%) Aruba
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) McAfee
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
7 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
7 3 (5.66%) Trustwave
8 2 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
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