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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 488 483 463
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Websense 68 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £287 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.63
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
21211 20274 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.92% 45.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11604 10398
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 928 1248
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.99 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 38 £350 -2.77% 6
South East -21 9 £350 +13.82% 8
West Midlands - 9 £450 -
South West - 6 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £378 -
North West - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £375 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £120 -
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Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (47.86%) Firewall
2 53 (37.86%) Cisco
3 45 (32.14%) Windows
3 45 (32.14%) VMware
4 40 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 40 (28.57%) Juniper
5 34 (24.29%) WAN
6 33 (23.57%) LAN
7 32 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (22.14%) Blue Coat
9 30 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
10 29 (20.71%) F5
11 28 (20.00%) Network Security
12 27 (19.29%) CheckPoint
13 25 (17.86%) DNS
14 24 (17.14%) Finance
15 23 (16.43%) Information Security
16 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
16 22 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.29%) SLA
18 19 (13.57%) ITIL
18 19 (13.57%) Symantec
19 18 (12.86%) VPN
20 17 (12.14%) SSL
20 17 (12.14%) CCNP
20 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
21 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
21 16 (11.43%) NetApp

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.43%) IIS
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.29%) Lync
6 5 (3.57%) Apache
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 67 (47.86%) Firewall
2 34 (24.29%) WAN
3 33 (23.57%) LAN
4 31 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (20.00%) Network Security
6 25 (17.86%) DNS
7 18 (12.86%) VPN
8 17 (12.14%) SSL
9 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 13 (9.29%) LDAP
11 12 (8.57%) SMTP
11 12 (8.57%) DHCP
12 8 (5.71%) SAN
12 8 (5.71%) VoIP
12 8 (5.71%) Wireless
12 8 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (5.71%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (4.29%) Internet
13 6 (4.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (17.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.29%) Law
3 6 (4.29%) Legal
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.71%) International Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (20.71%) Administrator
2 26 (18.57%) Analyst
3 21 (15.00%) Consultant
4 16 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 14 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
6 14 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 14 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Security Consultant
7 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Network Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Network Consultant
9 8 (5.71%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (5.00%) Network Support
10 7 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.14%) PKI
4 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) SecurID
5 2 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.14%) Windows
2 32 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.29%) UNIX
4 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (8.57%) Solaris
5 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.57%) Linux
6 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 23 (16.43%) Information Security
3 19 (13.57%) ITIL
4 14 (10.00%) DevOps
5 9 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.43%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.29%) Service Management
7 6 (4.29%) Change Management
8 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.86%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.86%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.86%) Security Management
9 4 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) Shell Script
2 12 (8.57%) C++
2 12 (8.57%) Perl
3 11 (7.86%) C
4 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.43%) Python
6 6 (4.29%) SQL
7 4 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.14%) CCNP
2 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.00%) CCNA
4 12 (8.57%) CISSP
5 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.29%) CCDP
5 6 (4.29%) CISM
5 6 (4.29%) CCVP
6 5 (3.57%) CEH
7 4 (2.86%) GCIA
7 4 (2.86%) GCIH
8 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.43%) Degree
9 2 (1.43%) MCSA
9 2 (1.43%) CISA
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) SLA
2 10 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (4.29%) GPG13
4 6 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) Sendmail
4 7 (5.00%) Squid
5 6 (4.29%) Snort
5 6 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.29%) UAG
6 4 (2.86%) vSphere
6 4 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.14%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) vCloud
9 1 (0.71%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (7.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (7.14%) SCOM
4 9 (6.43%) MAILsweeper
4 9 (6.43%) SCCM
5 8 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.86%) MOM
7 4 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.71%) WSUS
9 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (37.86%) Cisco
2 45 (32.14%) VMware
3 40 (28.57%) Juniper
4 31 (22.14%) Blue Coat
5 29 (20.71%) F5
6 27 (19.29%) CheckPoint
7 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.57%) Symantec
9 16 (11.43%) McAfee
9 16 (11.43%) NetApp
10 12 (8.57%) Citrix
11 9 (6.43%) HP
11 9 (6.43%) Sourcefire
11 9 (6.43%) Riverbed
11 9 (6.43%) MobileIron
12 7 (5.00%) Fortinet
12 7 (5.00%) Avaya
13 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.57%) IronPort
14 5 (3.57%) Nokia
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