Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 602 560
Rank change year-on-year -6 -42 -16
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 19 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 43
London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £290 £286 £241
90th Percentile £540 £488 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £21.53

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 18954 19342 19828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.48% 42.70% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12903 12878 13165
London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 281 409
London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.70
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +1 4 £393 -16.49% 1
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) SIEM
6 6 (31.58%) LogRhythm
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) CISM
6 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) McAfee
6 6 (31.58%) PKI
7 5 (26.32%) Information Security
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (26.32%) Sophos
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (26.32%) Office 365
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) CRISC
8 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) Meraki
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7

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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.53%) Cloudflare
4 2 (10.53%) G Suite
4 2 (10.53%) IaaS
4 2 (10.53%) PaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Junos
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) BYOD
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Android
4 4 (21.05%) HPUX
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SIEM
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.26%) Personalization
6 1 (5.26%) Proactive Management
6 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) CRISC
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (10.53%) MCITP
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) OSCP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (5.26%) UAG
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) SmoothWall
3 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Nessus
4 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.26%) Ionix
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) LogRhythm
4 6 (31.58%) McAfee
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Sophos
6 4 (21.05%) BeyondTrust
6 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 4 (21.05%) Meraki
6 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Tripwire
7 3 (15.79%) AlienVault
7 3 (15.79%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
7 3 (15.79%) Symantec