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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 400 384 411
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs citing Websense 28 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £398 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £24.65
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.62%
Websense
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
10324 11079 11483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 45.53% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6809 6966 7371
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 236 261
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.05 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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 +5 7 £441 +17.66%
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) VMware
3 30 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 29 (40.28%) Cisco
5 24 (33.33%) Firewall
6 23 (31.94%) DNS
6 23 (31.94%) CheckPoint
7 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (26.39%) Wireless
9 18 (25.00%) DHCP
10 17 (23.61%) SLA
10 17 (23.61%) Information Security
10 17 (23.61%) vCloud
11 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (20.83%) SolarWinds
12 15 (20.83%) HP
13 14 (19.44%) Aruba
13 14 (19.44%) AirWatch
14 12 (16.67%) DSL
14 12 (16.67%) VPN
14 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 11 (15.28%) OpenView
15 11 (15.28%) CiscoWorks
16 10 (13.89%) Citrix
16 10 (13.89%) BGP
16 10 (13.89%) Symantec
16 10 (13.89%) MPLS
16 10 (13.89%) OSPF
16 10 (13.89%) ITIL

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) Lync
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) Firewall
2 23 (31.94%) DNS
3 19 (26.39%) Wireless
4 18 (25.00%) DHCP
5 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (16.67%) VPN
6 12 (16.67%) DSL
7 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
7 10 (13.89%) VRRP
7 10 (13.89%) Network Security
7 10 (13.89%) HSRP
7 10 (13.89%) MPLS
7 10 (13.89%) OSPF
7 10 (13.89%) BGP
8 7 (9.72%) LAN
8 7 (9.72%) WAN
9 5 (6.94%) FTP
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Security Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) PKI
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) DTV
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) UNIX
4 7 (9.72%) Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Information Security
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.72%) Cyber Security
4 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (8.33%) SIEM
5 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.94%) Data Security
5 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.17%) Security Management
7 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) CEH
4 3 (4.17%) CCSA
4 3 (4.17%) CCSE
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CISA
5 2 (2.78%) CISM
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) SLA
2 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) vCloud
3 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (4.17%) Snort
4 3 (4.17%) Squid
5 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) AirWatch
2 11 (15.28%) OpenView
2 11 (15.28%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.78%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) VMware
2 29 (40.28%) Cisco
3 23 (31.94%) CheckPoint
4 15 (20.83%) HP
4 15 (20.83%) SolarWinds
5 14 (19.44%) Aruba
6 10 (13.89%) Symantec
6 10 (13.89%) Citrix
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) F5
8 6 (8.33%) Juniper
9 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.94%) Qualys
10 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.17%) Mitel
10 3 (4.17%) McAfee
10 3 (4.17%) Nokia
10 3 (4.17%) Splunk
11 2 (2.78%) FireEye
11 2 (2.78%) Remedy