Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 582 554
Rank change year-on-year -23 -28 -38
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 25 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.048% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 26
London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +1.57%
10th Percentile £315 £318 £229
90th Percentile £550 £488 £538
England median daily rate £475 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +26.67% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £21.95

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 18,758 18,114 17,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.35% 43.12% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,814 12,027 11,827
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 296 334
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £55.00 £47.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -17 3 £410 -25.45% 2
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) Symantec
4 10 (40.00%) McAfee
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) HP
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Information Security
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (32.00%) BeyondTrust
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Network Security
7 7 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (28.00%) Juniper
8 6 (24.00%) CISSP
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Change Management
8 6 (24.00%) IronPort
8 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (24.00%) PKI
8 6 (24.00%) Wireless
8 6 (24.00%) SIEM
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) HPUX
10 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL

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 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) IPsec
5 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.00%) SSL
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) Junos
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) Fintech
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.00%) BYOD
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) HPUX
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
2 4 (16.00%) CRISC
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) CCSE
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) GDPR
4 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Snort
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) UAG
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (16.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.00%) QRadar
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.00%) Ionix
4 1 (4.00%) Nessus
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) SmoothWall
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) McAfee
3 10 (40.00%) Symantec
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) BeyondTrust
5 8 (32.00%) HP
6 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) IronPort
8 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
8 4 (16.00%) NetApp
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Tripwire
9 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (12.00%) Sophos
9 3 (12.00%) Trend Micro