The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 503 508 493
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Websense 76 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £27.56 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.02%
Websense
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in England

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in England

Websense
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Websense Daily Rate Histogram in England

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in England

Websense
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 40 £363 +3.57% 7
South East +1 17 £425 +17.24% 4
North West -13 9 £575 -
East of England - 5 £208 - 2
South West +13 4 £450 +24.13% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £140 - 2
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Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (43.97%) VMware
2 56 (39.72%) Windows
3 53 (37.59%) Firewall
4 50 (35.46%) Cisco
5 39 (27.66%) Active Directory
6 37 (26.24%) Juniper
7 36 (25.53%) DNS
7 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (20.57%) Blue Coat
9 28 (19.86%) Information Security
10 27 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
11 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (17.02%) Network Security
12 24 (17.02%) Finance
12 24 (17.02%) HP
12 24 (17.02%) NetApp
13 23 (16.31%) VPN
13 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
14 22 (15.60%) WAN
14 22 (15.60%) SolarWinds
15 21 (14.89%) ITIL
15 21 (14.89%) SSL
16 20 (14.18%) Citrix
17 19 (13.48%) SLA
17 19 (13.48%) UNIX
17 19 (13.48%) DHCP
18 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.06%) McAfee
19 16 (11.35%) Symantec

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.26%) IIS
3 4 (2.84%) Lync
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.59%) Firewall
2 36 (25.53%) DNS
3 29 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (17.02%) Network Security
5 23 (16.31%) VPN
6 22 (15.60%) WAN
7 21 (14.89%) SSL
8 19 (13.48%) DHCP
9 16 (11.35%) Wireless
10 15 (10.64%) LAN
11 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
12 13 (9.22%) MPLS
13 12 (8.51%) LDAP
14 11 (7.80%) SMTP
15 10 (7.09%) HSRP
15 10 (7.09%) BGP
15 10 (7.09%) EIGRP
15 10 (7.09%) VRRP
15 10 (7.09%) OSPF
16 9 (6.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Subversion
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Legal
3 8 (5.67%) Law
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Electronics
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) Security Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Security Analyst
4 20 (14.18%) Network Engineer
5 19 (13.48%) Consultant
6 16 (11.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Administrator
8 13 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (9.22%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Windows Administrator
9 11 (7.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.80%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) Security Manager
10 8 (5.67%) Network Support
11 7 (4.96%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Network Security Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) Web Services
1 2 (1.42%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Clustering
2 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.84%) PKI
4 3 (2.13%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) DTV
5 2 (1.42%) NHS
5 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.72%) Windows
2 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.48%) UNIX
4 13 (9.22%) Linux
5 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.38%) Solaris
6 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) Information Security
2 27 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (14.89%) ITIL
4 11 (7.80%) SIEM
4 11 (7.80%) DevOps
5 9 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.96%) Migration
7 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.55%) Service Management
9 5 (3.55%) Cyber Security
10 4 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.84%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.84%) Data Security
10 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) C
2 11 (7.80%) Python
2 11 (7.80%) C++
2 11 (7.80%) Perl
2 11 (7.80%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.67%) SQL
4 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.13%) PHP
6 2 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) CISSP
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.38%) CCNA
4 9 (6.38%) CISM
5 8 (5.67%) CCNP
6 6 (4.26%) Degree
7 5 (3.55%) CISA
8 4 (2.84%) CEH
9 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCSE
10 2 (1.42%) MCITP
10 2 (1.42%) CCSA
10 2 (1.42%) CCSE
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) SLA
2 12 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) Sendmail
4 8 (5.67%) vSphere
5 7 (4.96%) ISA Server
6 6 (4.26%) vCloud
6 6 (4.26%) Squid
7 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.84%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.84%) Snort
9 3 (2.13%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.42%) XenApp
10 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) AirWatch
2 11 (7.80%) OpenView
2 11 (7.80%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (7.80%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (7.80%) MAILsweeper
3 10 (7.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (7.09%) SCCM
4 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.13%) WSUS
4 3 (2.13%) SCOM
5 2 (1.42%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 62 (43.97%) VMware
2 50 (35.46%) Cisco
3 37 (26.24%) Juniper
4 29 (20.57%) Blue Coat
5 24 (17.02%) HP
5 24 (17.02%) NetApp
6 23 (16.31%) CheckPoint
7 22 (15.60%) SolarWinds
8 20 (14.18%) Citrix
9 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
9 17 (12.06%) McAfee
10 16 (11.35%) Symantec
11 12 (8.51%) Aruba
11 12 (8.51%) Sourcefire
12 11 (7.80%) EMC
12 11 (7.80%) F5
13 7 (4.96%) Qualys
13 7 (4.96%) LogRhythm
14 6 (4.26%) Sophos
15 5 (3.55%) MobileIron
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