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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 194 187 192
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Websense 7 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 11
Average daily rate
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£456 £327 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.52% -12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £397 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2443 2989 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.45% 44.44% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1810 2137 1860
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 75 78
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Nortel
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) FCoE
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Symantec
1 4 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix