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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Websense 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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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
266 298 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.93% 51.03% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 150 79
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.85 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat