Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 194 219
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing Forcepoint 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.16% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
South West median daily rate £310 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +34.55% -19.12%
10th Percentile £255 £341 £263
90th Percentile £341 £388 £288
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2239 2399 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.66% 42.04% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1514 1670
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 154
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.76
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forcepoint in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Gloucestershire +22 5 £300 -17.24%
Cornwall - 3 £335 -
Bristol -10 1 £245 -33.78%
Dorset - 1 - -
Forcepoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) AlienVault
3 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) SCCP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) AlienVault
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro