The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 361 375 350
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Websense 42 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £417 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Websense across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in London

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Websense across the London region.

Websense Daily Rate Trend in London

Websense
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Websense Daily Rate Histogram in London

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Websense across the London region.

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in London

Websense
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London -1 7 £456 +39.52%
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Firewall
3 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (38.67%) VMware
5 22 (29.33%) Finance
5 22 (29.33%) Cisco
6 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (26.67%) F5
8 16 (21.33%) DevOps
9 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.67%) WAN
11 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.33%) DNS
11 13 (17.33%) LAN
11 13 (17.33%) Juniper
11 13 (17.33%) Information Security
12 12 (16.00%) HP
12 12 (16.00%) Symantec
12 12 (16.00%) ITIL
12 12 (16.00%) SLA
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (16.00%) Network Security
13 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
14 10 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
14 10 (13.33%) CCNP
14 10 (13.33%) CCNA
15 9 (12.00%) Citrix
15 9 (12.00%) VPN

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) Lync
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.33%) IIS
6 3 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.33%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) WAN
3 13 (17.33%) LAN
3 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.33%) DNS
4 12 (16.00%) Network Security
4 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (12.00%) VPN
6 7 (9.33%) DHCP
6 7 (9.33%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.00%) NAS
7 6 (8.00%) FCoE
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.00%) SNMP
7 6 (8.00%) SAN
8 5 (6.67%) SSL
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.67%) Wireless
8 5 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.33%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Administrator
2 13 (17.33%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Network Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Network Support
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Security Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.67%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) DevOps
2 13 (17.33%) Information Security
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Service Management
5 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.33%) ITSM
9 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.67%) ISMS
10 2 (2.67%) SABSA
10 2 (2.67%) Line Management
10 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) VB
3 4 (5.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.33%) CCNP
2 10 (13.33%) CCNA
3 5 (6.67%) CCDP
3 5 (6.67%) CCVP
4 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (2.67%) CISM
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) GPG13
3 4 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) vSphere
4 6 (8.00%) vCloud
5 5 (6.67%) Squid
6 4 (5.33%) NFS
6 4 (5.33%) Snort
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.00%) UAG
8 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.33%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCOM
2 7 (9.33%) SCCM
3 6 (8.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (6.67%) MOM
4 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) VMware
2 22 (29.33%) Cisco
3 20 (26.67%) F5
4 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Juniper
6 12 (16.00%) HP
6 12 (16.00%) Symantec
7 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 9 (12.00%) Citrix
9 8 (10.67%) EMC
9 8 (10.67%) Riverbed
10 6 (8.00%) IBM
11 5 (6.67%) NetApp
11 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.67%) MobileIron
12 4 (5.33%) Sourcefire
12 4 (5.33%) Avaya
12 4 (5.33%) Nortel
13 3 (4.00%) Sophos