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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 528 498 508
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing Websense 43 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 40
Average daily rate £350 £256 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £205 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.56 £27.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £18.30 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.51 £27.90 £25.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.56 £21.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+26.68% +2.35%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23487 20361 25403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.85% 46.57% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13499 11179 13362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1048 1129 1229
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Websense
UK

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 23 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Websense Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +3 34 £350 -12.50% 6
South East -20 4 £350 +50.53% 2
North West -22 2 - - 2
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East of England - 1 £338 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Websense
UK

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (57.78%) Windows
3 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (48.89%) VMware
5 40 (44.44%) DNS
6 39 (43.33%) DHCP
7 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
8 32 (35.56%) MS Exchange
8 32 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
11 27 (30.00%) ISA Server
11 27 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (28.89%) vSphere
13 25 (27.78%) Blackberry
13 25 (27.78%) CheckPoint
13 25 (27.78%) Firewall
14 24 (26.67%) Symantec
14 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (26.67%) Cisco
15 22 (24.44%) F5
16 21 (23.33%) MCSE
16 21 (23.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 20 (22.22%) Clearswift
17 20 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
18 19 (21.11%) VMware ESX
18 19 (21.11%) Open Text
18 19 (21.11%) SMTP
18 19 (21.11%) SCCM
18 19 (21.11%) RightFax

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (12.22%) IIS
4 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Lync
8 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) DNS
2 39 (43.33%) DHCP
3 25 (27.78%) Firewall
4 19 (21.11%) SMTP
5 15 (16.67%) Network Security
6 7 (7.78%) Wireless
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.56%) LAN
8 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.56%) VPN
9 4 (4.44%) SSL
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 3 (3.33%) WAN
10 3 (3.33%) NetScreen
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (2.22%) MPLS
11 2 (2.22%) LDAP
11 2 (2.22%) IPv4
11 2 (2.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Consultant
2 17 (18.89%) Security Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Messaging Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.78%) Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Messaging Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) IT Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) XML Messaging
1 2 (2.22%) SOAP
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
1 2 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.33%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) PKI
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.78%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (7.78%) Linux
7 5 (5.56%) UNIX
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.22%) Solaris
10 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Change Management
2 17 (18.89%) Server Monitoring
3 16 (17.78%) Change Control
3 16 (17.78%) ITIL
4 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.78%) Information Security
6 5 (5.56%) Data Security
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.44%) Security Architecture
7 4 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Project Management
8 3 (3.33%) BCP
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.33%) SIEM
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (20.00%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) VB
4 4 (4.44%) C
5 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.33%) MCSE
3 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.78%) CCNP
5 4 (4.44%) CCSE
5 4 (4.44%) CISSP
6 3 (3.33%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) CISM
6 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) MCITP
7 2 (2.22%) CEH
7 2 (2.22%) Degree
7 2 (2.22%) SSCP
7 2 (2.22%) CISA
7 2 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (1.11%) CCIE
8 1 (1.11%) CCSP
8 1 (1.11%) CCDP
8 1 (1.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.44%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 26 (28.89%) vSphere
5 19 (21.11%) VMware ESX
6 11 (12.22%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.56%) KVM
8 3 (3.33%) vCloud
8 3 (3.33%) Squid
9 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
9 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.22%) UAG
10 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.11%) Xen
10 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 20 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
3 19 (21.11%) SCCM
4 14 (15.56%) SCOM
5 5 (5.56%) ARCserve
6 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.22%) Ionix
8 1 (1.11%) Legato
8 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.11%) WSUS
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) VMware
2 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 24 (26.67%) Symantec
4 24 (26.67%) Cisco
5 22 (24.44%) F5
6 20 (22.22%) Clearswift
7 19 (21.11%) Open Text
7 19 (21.11%) RightFax
8 17 (18.89%) HP
9 15 (16.67%) McAfee
9 15 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 14 (15.56%) Juniper
11 12 (13.33%) Citrix
12 11 (12.22%) Altiris
13 7 (7.78%) BMC
13 7 (7.78%) Sophos
13 7 (7.78%) Remedy
14 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
15 5 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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