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 24 June 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).

Forcepoint
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 415 374
Rank change year-on-year +7 -41  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 4 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.060% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.047% 0.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 43
Median daily rate £434 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.71% +25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 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 8469 8968 10300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.43% 41.37% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5728 6189 6796
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 256
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in London

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (25.00%) SSCP
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) GCWN
5 3 (25.00%) GISF
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
6 2 (16.67%) Aruba
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) iSCSI

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (8.33%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) GCWN
2 3 (25.00%) GISF
2 3 (25.00%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Sophos
3 3 (25.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Qualys
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Trend Micro
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) VMware