The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 191 196 219
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing Websense 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£441 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% +82.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £24.65
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.62%
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2369 2646 3288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.08% 45.51% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1826 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Websense
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Websense Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Websense across the City of London region.

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) AirWatch
5 5 (22.73%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) Information Security
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 3 (13.64%) Aruba
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) PKI
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) WebTrends
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) Extranet
4 3 (13.64%) Intranet
4 3 (13.64%) DSL
5 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 2 (9.09%) VRRP
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) HSRP
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
5 1 (4.55%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Snort
4 1 (4.55%) Squid
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView
2 2 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
3 5 (22.73%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Aruba
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 2 (9.09%) Qualys
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) BMC
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy