The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 125 140
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 9 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.50% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1146 1316 1150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.86% 43.93% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1466 1140
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £244 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 90 162
Median hourly rate £42.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.90% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.59 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Forcepoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Forcepoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Forcepoint in the South West

Forcepoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forcepoint in the South West

Forcepoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forcepoint in the South West

Forcepoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forcepoint within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +18 8 £400 +6.66%
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Forcepoint.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (10.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint

Forcepoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Perimeter Security Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (80.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
Cornwall
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