The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
Rank 390 412 395
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 8 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.086% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +10.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.05% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8160 9101 9589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.15% 41.10% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5477 6064 6207
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 207
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in London

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in London

Forcepoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) MCSE
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Office 365
5 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
5 5 (29.41%) SCCM
5 5 (29.41%) Skype
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) MCSA
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) Sophos
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (23.53%) Lumension
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) CEH

Forcepoint
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Skype
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) GCWN
4 3 (17.65%) GISF
4 3 (17.65%) HND
4 3 (17.65%) SSCP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Sophos
4 4 (23.53%) Lumension
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) Trustwave
6 2 (11.76%) Aruba
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Qualys
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) Snow
7 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro
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