Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 11 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.69% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 - -
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £416
% change year-on-year +9.68% -6.91% +18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 225 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.99% 46.25% 56.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 76 36
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £265 £134 £163
90th Percentile £477 £438 £375
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +3.57% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +5.33%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in Northern Ireland

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in Northern Ireland

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
County Antrim - 4 £250 -
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Exchange Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos