Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 February 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 - 140
Rank change year-on-year - +140 +17
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% - 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median daily rate £519 - -
North West median daily rate £519 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,202 1,134 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.08% 41.80% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 703 757
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 24
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £17.00 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +16.24% -5.65%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.68 £10.30
90th Percentile £31.69 £37.93 £36.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.13
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.68% -9.38%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in Manchester

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forcepoint in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in Manchester

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
1 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 3 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) QRadar
2 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) COSO
2 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Legal

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) FCoE
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (33.33%) EFT
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 3 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CEH
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) COSO
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet