Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 578 582
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -27
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 39 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.038% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.091% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 22
London median daily rate £415 £400 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -13.04% +17.20%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.45 - £43.00

Forcepoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 18,135 17,632 18,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.32% 41.77% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,301 11,869 12,882
London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 241 226
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +11.05% -6.12%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £35.86
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -30 9 £415 +27.69% 2
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (64.10%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 19 (48.72%) HP
4 17 (43.59%) Firewall
5 15 (38.46%) Wireless
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) Juniper
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (35.90%) SSL
7 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (30.77%) CCNP
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (30.77%) Palo Alto
9 11 (28.21%) Network Security
9 11 (28.21%) WAN
9 11 (28.21%) VPN
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (28.21%) LAN
9 11 (28.21%) IPsec
10 10 (25.64%) Change Management
10 10 (25.64%) ITIL
10 10 (25.64%) SLA
10 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
11 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (23.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
11 9 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (23.08%) CCSE
11 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
12 8 (20.51%) DNS

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 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Wireless
3 14 (35.90%) SSL
4 11 (28.21%) IPsec
4 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 11 (28.21%) Network Security
4 11 (28.21%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) iSCSI
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.38%) DHCP
7 6 (15.38%) VLAN
7 6 (15.38%) WLAN
8 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
8 5 (12.82%) SCCP
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (10.26%) MPLS
10 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
10 3 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Power BI
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Security Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Check Point Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) OAuth
1 2 (5.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) HPUX
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Change Management
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL V3
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 3 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Enablement
5 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) CCNP
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) CCSE
3 7 (17.95%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) CEH
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.64%) SLA
3 2 (5.13%) GDPR
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (5.13%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) OpenAM
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CASB
1 2 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 19 (48.72%) HP
4 15 (38.46%) Juniper
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Palo Alto
6 9 (23.08%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (20.51%) Aruba
7 8 (20.51%) F5
8 7 (17.95%) 3PAR
8 7 (17.95%) Symantec
8 7 (17.95%) Trend Micro
9 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
9 4 (10.26%) Citrix
9 4 (10.26%) Sophos
10 3 (7.69%) Infoblox
10 3 (7.69%) McAfee
10 3 (7.69%) VMware
11 2 (5.13%) CyberArk
11 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds