Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 604 603
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 -47
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 41 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.042% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 12
London median daily rate £425 £498 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +17.75% -6.11%
10th Percentile £315 £271 £282
90th Percentile £626 £548 £488
England median daily rate £425 £498 £400
% change year-on-year -14.57% +24.38% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 18,392 18,578 18,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.77% 40.83% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,463 12,606 12,610
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 262 277
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -15 10 £418 +6.37% 1
West London - 3 - - 2
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 22 (53.66%) Juniper
4 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
5 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (43.90%) CCNP
8 16 (39.02%) VPN
9 15 (36.59%) Wireless
9 15 (36.59%) Network Security
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (31.71%) IPsec
10 13 (31.71%) Finance
10 13 (31.71%) CCSE
10 13 (31.71%) HP
11 12 (29.27%) Change Management
12 11 (26.83%) SLA
12 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
12 11 (26.83%) Symantec
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
12 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (24.39%) Windows
13 10 (24.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
13 10 (24.39%) SSL
13 10 (24.39%) Banking

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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 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) VPN
3 15 (36.59%) Network Security
3 15 (36.59%) Wireless
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (31.71%) IPsec
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (24.39%) SSL
6 8 (19.51%) LAN
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
7 7 (17.07%) BGP
7 7 (17.07%) iSCSI
7 7 (17.07%) OSPF
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (14.63%) DNS
8 6 (14.63%) VLAN
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (12.20%) DHCP
9 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Power BI
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Security Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Security Consultant
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Network Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Check Point Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) AWS Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Architect
9 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Security Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SAML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) OAuth
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Change Management
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
3 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Web Filtering
8 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Cloud Enablement
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCSE
4 7 (17.07%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) CCSM
6 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.83%) SLA
3 6 (14.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (4.88%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) CASB
2 2 (4.88%) CSIRT
2 2 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) Juniper
3 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) HP
6 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
6 11 (26.83%) Symantec
7 10 (24.39%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (17.07%) 3PAR
8 7 (17.07%) Trend Micro
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 6 (14.63%) Infoblox
10 5 (12.20%) ForeScout
11 4 (9.76%) VMware
12 3 (7.32%) AlgoSec
12 3 (7.32%) Arista
12 3 (7.32%) CyberArk
12 3 (7.32%) Meraki
12 3 (7.32%) NetApp
13 2 (4.88%) F5