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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 516 512 460
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Contract jobs citing Websense 73 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.100% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 32
Average daily rate
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£384 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +11 39 £350 -4.10% 8
South East -9 13 £395 +7.78% 2
West Midlands - 10 £438 -
South West - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
East of England -16 2 £270 -
East Midlands - 1 £120 -
North West - - - - 1
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Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (51.11%) Firewall
2 62 (45.93%) Cisco
3 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
3 44 (32.59%) Windows
4 43 (31.85%) VMware
5 40 (29.63%) Juniper
6 35 (25.93%) F5
7 32 (23.70%) LAN
7 32 (23.70%) CheckPoint
8 30 (22.22%) WAN
8 30 (22.22%) DNS
8 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
10 27 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 26 (19.26%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (18.52%) Finance
12 25 (18.52%) Network Security
13 24 (17.78%) VPN
13 24 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
16 19 (14.07%) SSL
16 19 (14.07%) CCNP
16 19 (14.07%) HP
17 18 (13.33%) Information Security
18 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
18 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
19 16 (11.85%) ITIL
19 16 (11.85%) SLA

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.67%) IIS
3 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.19%) Lync
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.96%) Apache
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 69 (51.11%) Firewall
2 32 (23.70%) LAN
3 30 (22.22%) WAN
3 30 (22.22%) DNS
3 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (18.52%) Network Security
5 24 (17.78%) VPN
6 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 19 (14.07%) SSL
8 12 (8.89%) SAN
8 12 (8.89%) DHCP
9 10 (7.41%) Wireless
9 10 (7.41%) VoIP
9 10 (7.41%) LDAP
10 9 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (6.67%) Wireshark
10 9 (6.67%) SMTP
11 7 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.19%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Law
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Administrator
2 18 (13.33%) Consultant
3 16 (11.85%) Network Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) Windows Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.15%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Network Manager
8 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Network Support
9 8 (5.93%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Network Administrator
10 7 (5.19%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.19%) Network Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.22%) SecurID
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) PKI
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) Windows
2 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.41%) UNIX
6 9 (6.67%) Solaris
7 8 (5.93%) Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (13.33%) Information Security
3 16 (11.85%) ITIL
4 15 (11.11%) DevOps
5 10 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 10 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.19%) Service Management
6 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.44%) Change Management
8 5 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.96%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.96%) ITSM
9 4 (2.96%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.96%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.22%) Migration
10 3 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.37%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.67%) C++
3 9 (6.67%) Perl
4 7 (5.19%) C
5 6 (4.44%) Python
6 5 (3.70%) SQL
7 4 (2.96%) VB
7 4 (2.96%) VBA
8 3 (2.22%) VBScript
8 3 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.07%) CCNP
3 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.11%) CCNA
5 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.15%) CISSP
7 7 (5.19%) CCVP
7 7 (5.19%) CCDP
8 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.70%) CEH
10 4 (2.96%) CISM
10 4 (2.96%) GCIA
10 4 (2.96%) GCIH
11 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.48%) MCSA
12 2 (1.48%) CCSE
12 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.74%) Degree
13 1 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) SLA
2 7 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.41%) vSphere
4 7 (5.19%) vCloud
5 6 (4.44%) UAG
5 6 (4.44%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.44%) ISA Server
5 6 (4.44%) Squid
6 5 (3.70%) Snort
7 4 (2.96%) NFS
7 4 (2.96%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.22%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (8.89%) SCOM
3 9 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (5.19%) SCCM
4 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (4.44%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.70%) MOM
6 5 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.74%) WSUS
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (45.93%) Cisco
2 43 (31.85%) VMware
3 40 (29.63%) Juniper
4 35 (25.93%) F5
5 32 (23.70%) CheckPoint
6 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
7 27 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 19 (14.07%) HP
9 15 (11.11%) Symantec
10 11 (8.15%) NetApp
10 11 (8.15%) McAfee
11 9 (6.67%) Citrix
12 8 (5.93%) Riverbed
12 8 (5.93%) Avaya
12 8 (5.93%) EMC
12 8 (5.93%) Fortinet
13 7 (5.19%) IBM
13 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.44%) Nokia
15 5 (3.70%) Sourcefire
London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago