Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 12 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.09% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median daily rate £305 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £315 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 147 177 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 51.22% 57.47% 54.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 176
Slough median daily rate £400 £361 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +2.85% +0.36%
10th Percentile £294 £225 £204
90th Percentile £555 £488 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Slough median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% -10.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +13.46% -34.18% +12.86%

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 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 Slough region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Polycom
3 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) CCAA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Canon
2 4 (66.67%) MobileIron
2 4 (66.67%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Kofax
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) LogLogic
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee