Period
to 24 April 2018

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 6 months to 24 April 2018 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 > London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 569 562
Rank change year-on-year -32 -7 -44
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 31 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.040% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.095% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 23
London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £310 £315 £313
90th Percentile £550 £475 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.45 - £27.50

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,410 16,896 18,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.93% 42.49% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,467 11,331 12,119
London median daily rate £480 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £260
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 225 278
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.73% +10.88%
10th Percentile £11.98 £12.21 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in London over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in London

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in London

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Central London -52 4 £458 +14.38% 1
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) HP
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 11 (35.48%) Symantec
3 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (32.26%) Wireless
5 9 (29.03%) CISSP
5 9 (29.03%) SSL
5 9 (29.03%) LAN
5 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) Network Security
6 8 (25.81%) Aruba
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
7 7 (22.58%) Information Security
7 7 (22.58%) McAfee
7 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (22.58%) F5
7 7 (22.58%) IronPort
7 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
8 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
8 6 (19.35%) WLAN
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) IPsec
9 5 (16.13%) SCCP

Forcepoint
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Wireless
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) Network Security
2 9 (29.03%) SSL
2 9 (29.03%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) VLAN
4 6 (19.35%) WLAN
5 5 (16.13%) BIG-IP
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (16.13%) IPsec
5 5 (16.13%) SCCP
5 5 (16.13%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
7 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (12.90%) Fintech
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
6 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) CCNP
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCSE
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CISM
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) GDPR
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Snort
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (9.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (9.68%) QRadar
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
2 13 (41.94%) HP
3 11 (35.48%) Symantec
4 8 (25.81%) Aruba
5 7 (22.58%) F5
5 7 (22.58%) IronPort
5 7 (22.58%) McAfee
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.90%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (12.90%) BeyondTrust
7 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
7 4 (12.90%) Sophos
7 4 (12.90%) Trend Micro
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) VMware