Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 825 884
Rank change year-on-year -16 +59 -35
Contract jobs citing ForeScout 41 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.050% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 2
UK median daily rate £475 £531 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £406 £513
90th Percentile £676 £562 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 -
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -
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 42,032 39,899 46,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,210 24,484 28,253
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,397 1,635
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +7.46%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForeScout in the UK

ForeScout
Top 9 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 24 May 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 -20 37 £475 -13.64% 2
UK excluding London -13 23 £475 +1.33%
London -32 18 £450 -18.18% 2
North of England - 12 £450 -
Yorkshire - 8 £475 -
East of England +1 5 £570 +4.83%
Scotland -39 4 £650 +57.58%
North West - 4 £425 -
South East - 2 £463 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (34.15%) Splunk
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco
4 10 (24.39%) Firewall
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (19.51%) Ivanti
6 8 (19.51%) SCCM
6 8 (19.51%) CyberArk
6 8 (19.51%) Shavlik
6 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) SAP
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) TIBCO
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) Thycotic
8 6 (14.63%) Network Security
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (14.63%) Lumesse
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) SailPoint
9 5 (12.20%) Snow
9 5 (12.20%) SANS
9 5 (12.20%) CISSP
9 5 (12.20%) Symantec

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 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security
4 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.88%) BGP
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.88%) OSPF
6 2 (4.88%) Skype
6 2 (4.88%) WLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Consultant
1 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 8 (19.51%) Security Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Network Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Implementation Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IAM Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) SOA
4 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
5 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Process Management
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) SIEM
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CISSP
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) SANS
3 4 (9.76%) CCIE
4 3 (7.32%) MBA
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE Security
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) COBIT
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Splunk
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
3 8 (19.51%) CyberArk
3 8 (19.51%) Ivanti
3 8 (19.51%) Shavlik
4 6 (14.63%) Lumesse
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) Thycotic
4 6 (14.63%) TIBCO
5 5 (12.20%) Snow
5 5 (12.20%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Darktrace
7 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee