The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 500 511 521
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Websense 62 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.092% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 25
Average daily rate
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£370 £378 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% +32.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.63% -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 45 £375 -7.06% 5
East of England -28 6 £323 -0.76%
South East -7 5 £275 -47.61% 5
North West -2 3 £280 -6.66%
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 3
South West - 1 £340 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
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Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (56.07%) Firewall
2 55 (51.40%) Cisco
3 48 (44.86%) Windows
4 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
5 43 (40.19%) VMware
6 38 (35.51%) DNS
7 36 (33.64%) vSphere
8 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
9 34 (31.78%) CheckPoint
10 30 (28.04%) HP
10 30 (28.04%) F5
11 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
13 24 (22.43%) VPN
13 24 (22.43%) Juniper
14 23 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (21.50%) MS Exchange
14 23 (21.50%) Blue Coat
15 22 (20.56%) DHCP
16 21 (19.63%) Blackberry
16 21 (19.63%) Network Security
17 20 (18.69%) Finance
18 19 (17.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 19 (17.76%) Linux
19 17 (15.89%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.89%) VB
19 17 (15.89%) SSL
19 17 (15.89%) Vulnerability Management
20 16 (14.95%) vCloud

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.80%) Lync
6 2 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.87%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.07%) Firewall
2 38 (35.51%) DNS
3 24 (22.43%) VPN
4 22 (20.56%) DHCP
5 21 (19.63%) Network Security
6 17 (15.89%) TCP/IP
6 17 (15.89%) SSL
7 13 (12.15%) SNMP
7 13 (12.15%) Wireless
7 13 (12.15%) FCoE
8 12 (11.21%) iSCSI
8 12 (11.21%) VLAN
8 12 (11.21%) SAN
9 11 (10.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (9.35%) SMTP
10 10 (9.35%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (9.35%) Multicast
11 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (6.54%) VoIP
13 6 (5.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.74%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Security Engineer
2 17 (15.89%) Network Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Administrator
6 8 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.54%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Project Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Wintel Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.74%) IT Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Blackberry
2 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.35%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.41%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.80%) SecurID
7 2 (1.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.76%) Linux
4 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.48%) UNIX
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (14.02%) ITIL
3 12 (11.21%) Service Management
3 12 (11.21%) SIEM
4 10 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (9.35%) ITSM
4 10 (9.35%) DevOps
5 8 (7.48%) Information Security
5 8 (7.48%) Change Control
6 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (6.54%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Security Architecture
6 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) BCP
7 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.74%) Project Management
8 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.80%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.89%) VB
3 10 (9.35%) VBA
4 6 (5.61%) SQL
5 4 (3.74%) Perl
5 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.95%) CCNP
3 12 (11.21%) CISSP
4 11 (10.28%) CCSE
5 10 (9.35%) MCSE
5 10 (9.35%) CCNA
5 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.87%) CCDP
6 2 (1.87%) CISA
6 2 (1.87%) CISM
6 2 (1.87%) CCVP
6 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) CEH
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.80%) GPG13
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.64%) vSphere
3 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (14.95%) vCloud
5 11 (10.28%) ISA Server
6 10 (9.35%) NFS
7 9 (8.41%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.80%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.80%) Snort
8 3 (2.80%) Squid
8 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.87%) UAG
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (10.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (8.41%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (7.48%) SCOM
5 5 (4.67%) SCCM
6 3 (2.80%) MOM
6 3 (2.80%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.93%) Legato
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (51.40%) Cisco
2 43 (40.19%) VMware
3 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
4 34 (31.78%) CheckPoint
5 30 (28.04%) HP
5 30 (28.04%) F5
6 24 (22.43%) Juniper
7 23 (21.50%) Blue Coat
8 16 (14.95%) Symantec
9 15 (14.02%) IBM
10 14 (13.08%) EMC
11 9 (8.41%) Citrix
11 9 (8.41%) Clearswift
11 9 (8.41%) Open Text
11 9 (8.41%) RightFax
12 8 (7.48%) Sophos
13 7 (6.54%) Ruckus Wireless
14 6 (5.61%) Remedy
14 6 (5.61%) McAfee
15 4 (3.74%) Sourcefire
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago