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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 193 220 220
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Websense 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £205 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.63% -31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £177 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £205 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2685 3306 3444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.29% 46.22% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1910 2282 2333
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 96 102
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £49.32 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
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 17 September 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 11 (55.00%) Firewall
1 11 (55.00%) F5
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) vSphere
5 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) BCP
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) ISA Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) SNMP
5 3 (15.00%) SMTP
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) FCoE
6 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) DMZ
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) BCP
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VB
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.00%) vCloud
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) F5
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 2 (10.00%) RightFax
8 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
8 2 (10.00%) Nokia
8 2 (10.00%) Open Text
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (10.00%) Avaya
8 2 (10.00%) Nortel
9 1 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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