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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 516 531 515
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Websense 62 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £24.65 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% +61.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £20.37 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.93 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +61.63%
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 +29 34 £350 +70.73% 6
South East +12 11 £325 -38.09% 7
North West -4 8 £280 -13.84%
East of England -19 4 £310 +20.38% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
South West -48 1 £340 +44.68% 3
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 4
Websense
UK

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (65.29%) Firewall
2 69 (57.02%) Cisco
3 46 (38.02%) Windows
4 43 (35.54%) Active Directory
4 43 (35.54%) F5
5 39 (32.23%) CheckPoint
6 37 (30.58%) Juniper
7 36 (29.75%) DNS
8 35 (28.93%) VMware
9 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
10 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (25.62%) HP
12 30 (24.79%) Blue Coat
13 29 (23.97%) Network Security
13 29 (23.97%) Finance
14 28 (23.14%) vSphere
15 27 (22.31%) VPN
16 25 (20.66%) TCP/IP
17 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
17 24 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (18.18%) CCNP
19 21 (17.36%) SSL
19 21 (17.36%) LAN
19 21 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (15.70%) MS Exchange
20 19 (15.70%) Linux
21 17 (14.05%) WAN
21 17 (14.05%) Blackberry
22 16 (13.22%) DHCP

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.13%) IIS
4 5 (4.13%) Lync
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.48%) Apache
6 3 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 79 (65.29%) Firewall
2 36 (29.75%) DNS
3 29 (23.97%) Network Security
4 27 (22.31%) VPN
5 25 (20.66%) TCP/IP
6 24 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (17.36%) SSL
7 21 (17.36%) LAN
8 17 (14.05%) WAN
9 16 (13.22%) DHCP
10 15 (12.40%) SAN
10 15 (12.40%) Wireless
11 14 (11.57%) SNMP
11 14 (11.57%) FCoE
12 13 (10.74%) VLAN
12 13 (10.74%) iSCSI
13 12 (9.92%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (9.92%) VoIP
14 10 (8.26%) Multicast
14 10 (8.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Administrator
4 14 (11.57%) Consultant
5 13 (10.74%) Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Security Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Network Manager
8 8 (6.61%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.79%) Wintel Administrator
9 7 (5.79%) Network Administrator
9 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Project Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Network Support
9 7 (5.79%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Network Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) IT Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.44%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.48%) SecurID
7 2 (1.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.02%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.70%) Linux
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.44%) UNIX
6 4 (3.31%) Solaris
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (12.40%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (10.74%) ITIL
4 11 (9.09%) Service Management
4 11 (9.09%) SIEM
5 10 (8.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.26%) DevOps
5 10 (8.26%) Information Security
5 10 (8.26%) ITSM
6 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.79%) BCP
7 7 (5.79%) Security Architecture
7 7 (5.79%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.79%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.79%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.31%) Change Management
9 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.74%) VB
3 10 (8.26%) VBA
4 8 (6.61%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
6 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.48%) PHP
7 3 (2.48%) SQL
7 3 (2.48%) VBScript
7 3 (2.48%) C++
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.18%) CCNP
3 16 (13.22%) CISSP
4 14 (11.57%) CCNA
5 9 (7.44%) CCSE
6 7 (5.79%) CCDP
6 7 (5.79%) CCVP
7 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) CEH
8 4 (3.31%) GCIA
8 4 (3.31%) GCIH
8 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.31%) MCSE
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CISA
10 1 (0.83%) CISM
10 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.31%) GPG13
4 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (35.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.14%) vSphere
3 21 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.57%) vCloud
5 10 (8.26%) ISA Server
5 10 (8.26%) NFS
6 4 (3.31%) Squid
6 4 (3.31%) ProxySG
6 4 (3.31%) Snort
6 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.48%) UAG
8 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (8.26%) SCOM
2 9 (7.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (7.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (4.96%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (4.13%) MOM
6 4 (3.31%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.48%) SCCM
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (57.02%) Cisco
2 43 (35.54%) F5
3 39 (32.23%) CheckPoint
4 37 (30.58%) Juniper
5 35 (28.93%) VMware
6 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
7 31 (25.62%) HP
8 30 (24.79%) Blue Coat
9 15 (12.40%) IBM
10 14 (11.57%) Symantec
10 14 (11.57%) EMC
11 9 (7.44%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.44%) Fortinet
12 8 (6.61%) Avaya
13 7 (5.79%) Sophos
13 7 (5.79%) Citrix
13 7 (5.79%) Riverbed
13 7 (5.79%) Ruckus Wireless
14 6 (4.96%) McAfee
15 5 (4.13%) Nortel
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Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
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