Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 857 864 852
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing ForeScout 31 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 15
UK median daily rate £475 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £213 £406
90th Percentile £575 £688 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £524 £513 £413
% change year-on-year +2.20% +24.24% -
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 42,028 41,754 43,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.27% 42.00% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,034 26,356 26,572
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £240
90th Percentile £637 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,553 1,352 1,634
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.57 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

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 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForeScout in the UK

ForeScout
Top 10 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 15 January 2019. 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 +19 30 £475 +72.73% 3
London +16 17 £400 +45.45% 1
UK excluding London -34 14 £524 +2.20% 2
East of England - 10 £573 -
Scotland -10 1 £475 -7.32%
North of England - 1 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (32.26%) Splunk
5 9 (29.03%) SIEM
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Nessus
6 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (25.81%) QRadar
7 7 (22.58%) Use Case
7 7 (22.58%) PKI
7 7 (22.58%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.68%) Arista
9 3 (9.68%) Thycotic
9 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) Lumesse
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
9 3 (9.68%) Meraki
9 3 (9.68%) High Availability
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
9 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) CISSP
9 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft

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 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Access Control Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Antivirus Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Deployment Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) SIEM
2 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (22.58%) Use Case
3 7 (22.58%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSE
3 1 (3.23%) CCSM
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Nessus
1 8 (25.81%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) Arista
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
4 3 (9.68%) Lumesse
4 3 (9.68%) Meraki
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Thycotic
4 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
5 2 (6.45%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) SevOne
6 1 (3.23%) Shavlik
6 1 (3.23%) Snow