Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - +153 -6
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% - 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median daily rate £388 - -
North West median daily rate £388 - £465
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 1,252 1,285 1,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.62% 44.08% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 736 879
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £563 £600 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 39
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.85 £9.24
90th Percentile £38.75 £23.00 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +12.90% -14.48% +9.85%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forcepoint in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) IronPort
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) FCoE
5 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Splunk
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia

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 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) FCoE
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EFT
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) COSO
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) IronPort
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos