The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Websense, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Websense 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +61.63%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
364 311 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.79% 47.70% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 190 126
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £24.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Websense across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Websense across the Birmingham region.

Websense Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Websense
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Websense also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Websense.

1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Squid

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Websense also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Websense. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire