Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 71 33
Rank change year-on-year +17 -38 -
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.18% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £481 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.50% - -
UK median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.45 - £30.00

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 194 241 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.75% 42.81% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 188 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £270 £257 £115
90th Percentile £544 £469 £524
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -36.84% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.00 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £14.75 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 June 2018. 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 +18 5 £481 +92.50%
Forcepoint
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 5 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec