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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 512 510 524
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Websense 71 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.097% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £199 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.65 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.32% +22.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.13 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.17 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+25.64% +26.55%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +35 44 £375 +25.00% 15
South East +6 10 £313 -40.47% 12
North West 0 6 £280 -22.75% 1
East of England -28 6 £323 +4.87%
Yorkshire +5 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 2
Midlands - - - -
Websense
UK

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 70 (60.87%) Firewall
2 62 (53.91%) Cisco
3 47 (40.87%) Windows
4 44 (38.26%) Active Directory
5 40 (34.78%) F5
6 38 (33.04%) DNS
6 38 (33.04%) VMware
7 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.30%) CheckPoint
9 34 (29.57%) HP
10 33 (28.70%) vSphere
11 31 (26.96%) Juniper
12 29 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (24.35%) VPN
13 28 (24.35%) Finance
14 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
15 26 (22.61%) Blue Coat
16 25 (21.74%) Network Security
17 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
18 21 (18.26%) SSL
18 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
19 20 (17.39%) DHCP
19 20 (17.39%) Linux
19 20 (17.39%) Blackberry
20 18 (15.65%) CCNP
21 17 (14.78%) LAN
21 17 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
21 17 (14.78%) Vulnerability Management

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.35%) Lync
4 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.87%) Apache
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.74%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 70 (60.87%) Firewall
2 38 (33.04%) DNS
3 28 (24.35%) VPN
4 25 (21.74%) Network Security
5 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 21 (18.26%) SSL
6 20 (17.39%) DHCP
7 17 (14.78%) LAN
7 17 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (13.04%) Wireless
8 15 (13.04%) SAN
9 14 (12.17%) SNMP
9 14 (12.17%) FCoE
10 13 (11.30%) WAN
10 13 (11.30%) iSCSI
10 13 (11.30%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (11.30%) VLAN
11 10 (8.70%) Multicast
11 10 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (7.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 3 (2.61%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Security Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Consultant
4 12 (10.43%) Administrator
5 11 (9.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.96%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Wintel Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Network Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Network Support
10 4 (3.48%) Messaging Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.83%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.61%) Clustering
6 3 (2.61%) SecurID
7 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 2 (1.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) Statistics
8 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Windows
2 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (17.39%) Linux
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.96%) UNIX
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.74%) Solaris
9 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (13.91%) ITIL
3 14 (12.17%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (10.43%) SIEM
5 11 (9.57%) Service Management
6 10 (8.70%) ITSM
6 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (8.70%) DevOps
7 8 (6.96%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (6.09%) BCP
8 7 (6.09%) Change Management
8 7 (6.09%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.09%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.09%) Information Security
9 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.35%) Project Management
11 4 (3.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.17%) VB
3 10 (8.70%) VBA
4 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.35%) Perl
6 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.48%) SQL
7 3 (2.61%) VBScript
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) C#
9 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (15.65%) CCNP
3 14 (12.17%) CCNA
4 13 (11.30%) CISSP
5 11 (9.57%) CCSE
6 6 (5.22%) MCSE
6 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.35%) CCDP
7 5 (4.35%) CCVP
8 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.74%) GCIA
9 2 (1.74%) GCIH
9 2 (1.74%) CEH
10 1 (0.87%) CISA
10 1 (0.87%) CISM
10 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
2 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) GPG13
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 44 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.70%) vSphere
3 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (14.78%) vCloud
5 10 (8.70%) NFS
5 10 (8.70%) ISA Server
6 6 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.48%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.61%) Snort
8 3 (2.61%) Squid
8 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.61%) UAG
9 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) SCOM
2 11 (9.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.35%) MOM
5 5 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (3.48%) SCCM
7 3 (2.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 62 (53.91%) Cisco
2 40 (34.78%) F5
3 38 (33.04%) VMware
4 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
5 36 (31.30%) CheckPoint
6 34 (29.57%) HP
7 31 (26.96%) Juniper
8 26 (22.61%) Blue Coat
9 15 (13.04%) Symantec
9 15 (13.04%) IBM
10 14 (12.17%) EMC
11 8 (6.96%) Citrix
11 8 (6.96%) Avaya
11 8 (6.96%) Sophos
12 7 (6.09%) Ruckus Wireless
12 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.22%) Remedy
14 5 (4.35%) Nokia
14 5 (4.35%) Nortel
14 5 (4.35%) Clearswift
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