The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 50 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Websense 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.20% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +61.63%
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
212 166 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.35% 44.99% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 72 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Websense
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk