Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ForeScout products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ForeScout over the 6 months to 20 October 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 ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

ForeScout
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 870 883
Rank change year-on-year +28 +13 +20
Contract jobs citing ForeScout 43 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.100% 0.026% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 12
UK median daily rate £500 £338 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -29.47% -
10th Percentile £378 £213 £429
90th Percentile £580 £528 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £524 £388 -
% change year-on-year +35.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ForeScout 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,028 42,681 47,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 42.96% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,633 26,376 29,360
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,645 1,386 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.77 £45.22 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

ForeScout
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ForeScout as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ForeScout in the UK

ForeScout
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ForeScout in the UK

ForeScout
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ForeScout over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForeScout in the UK

ForeScout
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ForeScout within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England +26 42 £500 +81.82% 4
London +10 29 £500 +90.48% 2
UK excluding London -10 14 £524 +35.16% 2
East of England +14 8 £573 +4.09%
North of England - 4 £500 - 1
North West - 4 £500 -
Scotland -24 1 £475 +26.67%
South East - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ForeScout 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 with a requirement for ForeScout.

1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Splunk
2 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (37.21%) ITIL
3 16 (37.21%) CISSP
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (34.88%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (32.56%) CyberArk
5 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
6 13 (30.23%) McAfee
6 13 (30.23%) CCNA
6 13 (30.23%) Firewall
7 12 (27.91%) Data Security
7 12 (27.91%) CISA
7 12 (27.91%) CISM
7 12 (27.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (27.91%) Security Operations
7 12 (27.91%) HIPAA
8 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
8 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.60%) SIEM
10 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (16.28%) Data Science
11 7 (16.28%) Use Case
11 7 (16.28%) PKI

ForeScout
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.98%) VLAN
6 2 (4.65%) BGP
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) MPLS
6 2 (4.65%) OSPF
6 2 (4.65%) Skype
6 2 (4.65%) WLAN
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Technical Leader
2 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.33%) Access Control Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) PKI
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (37.21%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) Data Security
3 12 (27.91%) Security Operations
3 12 (27.91%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) SIEM
5 7 (16.28%) Data Science
5 7 (16.28%) Use Case
5 7 (16.28%) Validation
6 6 (13.95%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) High Availability
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.98%) Process Management
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (37.21%) CISSP
2 15 (34.88%) Degree
3 13 (30.23%) CCNA
4 12 (27.91%) CISA
4 12 (27.91%) CISM
5 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (6.98%) MBA
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
7 2 (4.65%) SANS
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.33%) CCNP
8 1 (2.33%) CCSA
8 1 (2.33%) CCSE
8 1 (2.33%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.91%) HIPAA
3 2 (4.65%) COBIT
3 2 (4.65%) PSD2
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
1 2 (4.65%) QRadar
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
1 17 (39.53%) Splunk
2 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
2 14 (32.56%) CyberArk
3 13 (30.23%) McAfee
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
6 3 (6.98%) Arista
6 3 (6.98%) Lumesse
6 3 (6.98%) Meraki
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) Thycotic
6 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.65%) Google
7 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.65%) Shavlik
7 2 (4.65%) Snow
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec