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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 514 539 503
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Contract jobs citing Websense 69 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.086% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £27.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.56 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.68%
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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 31 £363 +3.57% 5
South East +8 19 £375 +7.14% 4
East of England +29 8 £375 +11.11% 3
North West -16 5 £575 -
South West +6 4 £450 +22.03% 1
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £140 - 1
Websense
UK

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (45.19%) VMware
2 52 (38.52%) Windows
3 48 (35.56%) Cisco
3 48 (35.56%) Firewall
4 36 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (25.19%) DNS
7 32 (23.70%) Juniper
8 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (20.74%) Information Security
9 28 (20.74%) Blue Coat
10 27 (20.00%) NetApp
11 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (16.30%) Network Security
12 22 (16.30%) CheckPoint
12 22 (16.30%) SSL
12 22 (16.30%) WAN
12 22 (16.30%) VPN
13 19 (14.07%) Finance
13 19 (14.07%) DHCP
14 18 (13.33%) UNIX
14 18 (13.33%) SLA
14 18 (13.33%) HP
14 18 (13.33%) Citrix
15 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
16 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
16 16 (11.85%) McAfee
16 16 (11.85%) LAN
16 16 (11.85%) ITIL

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.96%) Lync
4 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.56%) Firewall
2 34 (25.19%) DNS
3 30 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (16.30%) Network Security
4 22 (16.30%) SSL
4 22 (16.30%) WAN
4 22 (16.30%) VPN
5 19 (14.07%) DHCP
6 16 (11.85%) LAN
7 14 (10.37%) Wireless
7 14 (10.37%) LDAP
8 13 (9.63%) SMTP
9 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (8.15%) MPLS
10 9 (6.67%) OSPF
10 9 (6.67%) BGP
10 9 (6.67%) DSL
10 9 (6.67%) EIGRP
10 9 (6.67%) VRRP
10 9 (6.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Law
4 6 (4.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (22.22%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Administrator
3 20 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 19 (14.07%) Security Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Network Engineer
5 18 (13.33%) Consultant
6 15 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (10.37%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 14 (10.37%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 9 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Network Support
11 6 (4.44%) Network Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) Flash
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Clustering
2 4 (2.96%) PKI
2 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.22%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) SecurID
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.52%) Windows
2 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.33%) UNIX
4 12 (8.89%) Linux
5 11 (8.15%) Solaris
5 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 28 (20.74%) Information Security
3 16 (11.85%) ITIL
4 14 (10.37%) DevOps
5 8 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (5.19%) SIEM
6 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.44%) Migration
8 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.70%) Service Management
8 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (2.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.22%) Data Security
10 3 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) C
2 13 (9.63%) Shell Script
2 13 (9.63%) Python
2 13 (9.63%) C++
2 13 (9.63%) Perl
3 6 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (2.22%) PHP
5 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.67%) CISSP
4 9 (6.67%) CCNP
5 8 (5.93%) CCNA
6 7 (5.19%) CISM
7 3 (2.22%) CISA
7 3 (2.22%) CEH
8 2 (1.48%) CCSA
8 2 (1.48%) CCSE
8 2 (1.48%) Degree
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCDP
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) SLA
2 10 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (4.44%) GPG13
4 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.63%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.44%) vSphere
4 6 (4.44%) Squid
5 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.96%) Snort
7 3 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.48%) XenApp
8 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.48%) vCloud
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 14 (10.37%) MIMEsweeper
3 13 (9.63%) MAILsweeper
4 10 (7.41%) SCCM
4 10 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (7.41%) OpenView
5 9 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.96%) SCOM
7 2 (1.48%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 61 (45.19%) VMware
2 48 (35.56%) Cisco
3 32 (23.70%) Juniper
4 28 (20.74%) Blue Coat
5 27 (20.00%) NetApp
6 22 (16.30%) CheckPoint
7 18 (13.33%) HP
7 18 (13.33%) Citrix
8 16 (11.85%) McAfee
9 14 (10.37%) SolarWinds
9 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
10 13 (9.63%) Symantec
11 11 (8.15%) Sourcefire
11 11 (8.15%) Aruba
11 11 (8.15%) F5
12 8 (5.93%) EMC
13 7 (5.19%) MobileIron
13 7 (5.19%) LogRhythm
14 6 (4.44%) Sophos
15 5 (3.70%) Qualys
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