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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 515 505 515
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Websense 72 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £261 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.53 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +27.63%
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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -5 38 £450 +20.00% 6
South East -17 16 £375 +36.36% 8
East of England -5 8 £550 +70.54% 2
South West 0 4 £275 -19.11% 1
North West -25 4 - - 1
East Midlands -4 2 £350 +34.61%
Websense
UK

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 64 (46.04%) VMware
2 61 (43.88%) Cisco
3 59 (42.45%) Windows
4 57 (41.01%) Firewall
5 49 (35.25%) DNS
6 47 (33.81%) Active Directory
7 38 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (25.18%) Juniper
9 32 (23.02%) CheckPoint
10 31 (22.30%) DHCP
10 31 (22.30%) VPN
10 31 (22.30%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (20.14%) Information Security
12 26 (18.71%) Blue Coat
13 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (17.99%) SolarWinds
13 25 (17.99%) WAN
13 25 (17.99%) HP
13 25 (17.99%) Kalman Filter
14 24 (17.27%) LAN
14 24 (17.27%) NetApp
15 22 (15.83%) Wireless
15 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
16 21 (15.11%) SLA
17 20 (14.39%) Citrix
18 19 (13.67%) UNIX
19 18 (12.95%) ITIL
19 18 (12.95%) Symantec
20 17 (12.23%) McAfee
20 17 (12.23%) SSL

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.76%) IIS
2 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.32%) Lync
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.60%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.44%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (41.01%) Firewall
2 49 (35.25%) DNS
3 31 (22.30%) VPN
3 31 (22.30%) DHCP
3 31 (22.30%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (17.99%) WAN
5 24 (17.27%) LAN
6 22 (15.83%) Wireless
7 17 (12.23%) SSL
8 16 (11.51%) MPLS
9 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
10 14 (10.07%) Network Security
11 12 (8.63%) LDAP
11 12 (8.63%) OSPF
11 12 (8.63%) BGP
11 12 (8.63%) DSL
11 12 (8.63%) EIGRP
12 11 (7.91%) FTP
12 11 (7.91%) SAN
13 10 (7.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Law
2 5 (3.60%) Legal
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (20.14%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 21 (15.11%) Security Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Security Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) Consultant
7 9 (6.47%) Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Windows Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) .NET
1 3 (2.16%) REST
2 2 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.44%) Flash
3 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Clustering
2 8 (5.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.76%) PKI
3 7 (5.04%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) SecurID
6 2 (1.44%) IVR
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.44%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.45%) Windows
2 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.67%) UNIX
4 15 (10.79%) Linux
5 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.04%) Solaris
7 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Information Security
2 25 (17.99%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (12.95%) ITIL
4 16 (11.51%) SIEM
5 14 (10.07%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.91%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.76%) Cyber Security
9 7 (5.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (5.04%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.04%) Migration
9 7 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.32%) Data Security
10 6 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.60%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.60%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.35%) SQL
3 11 (7.91%) C
4 10 (7.19%) VBScript
5 9 (6.47%) Python
5 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.47%) C++
5 9 (6.47%) Perl
6 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) CCNA
4 9 (6.47%) CISSP
5 7 (5.04%) Degree
6 5 (3.60%) CCNP
6 5 (3.60%) CEH
7 4 (2.88%) CCSE
7 4 (2.88%) CISA
7 4 (2.88%) CISM
7 4 (2.88%) CCSA
7 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (2.16%) GIAC
9 2 (1.44%) MCITP
9 2 (1.44%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) CCIE
10 1 (0.72%) CCDP
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) SLA
2 8 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) GPG13
System Software
1 47 (33.81%) Active Directory
2 38 (27.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.23%) vCloud
4 11 (7.91%) vSphere
5 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.47%) Sendmail
6 8 (5.76%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (5.04%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.88%) Squid
9 3 (2.16%) Snort
9 3 (2.16%) XenApp
9 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) AirWatch
2 11 (7.91%) OpenView
2 11 (7.91%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (7.91%) MIMEsweeper
3 9 (6.47%) MAILsweeper
3 9 (6.47%) SCCM
4 8 (5.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.88%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.16%) WSUS
6 3 (2.16%) SCOM
6 3 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.44%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.44%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (46.04%) VMware
2 61 (43.88%) Cisco
3 35 (25.18%) Juniper
4 32 (23.02%) CheckPoint
5 26 (18.71%) Blue Coat
6 25 (17.99%) HP
6 25 (17.99%) SolarWinds
7 24 (17.27%) NetApp
8 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.39%) Citrix
10 18 (12.95%) Symantec
11 17 (12.23%) McAfee
12 13 (9.35%) Aruba
13 10 (7.19%) F5
13 10 (7.19%) EMC
14 7 (5.04%) FireEye
14 7 (5.04%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (5.04%) ArcSight
15 6 (4.32%) Remedy
16 5 (3.60%) Tripwire
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