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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 365 400 392
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -8
Contract jobs citing Websense 44 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.095% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £382 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+25.64% +26.55%
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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +30 7 £400 +95.12% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (60.71%) Firewall
2 42 (50.00%) Cisco
3 40 (47.62%) Windows
4 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 36 (42.86%) VMware
5 34 (40.48%) DNS
6 33 (39.29%) F5
7 31 (36.90%) vSphere
8 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
9 28 (33.33%) HP
10 24 (28.57%) Finance
10 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 19 (22.62%) Juniper
12 19 (22.62%) DHCP
12 19 (22.62%) Linux
13 18 (21.43%) VPN
13 18 (21.43%) Blue Coat
14 17 (20.24%) vCloud
14 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
14 17 (20.24%) Blackberry
15 16 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 16 (19.05%) Network Security
16 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (17.86%) ITIL
16 15 (17.86%) IBM

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Lync
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.71%) Firewall
2 34 (40.48%) DNS
3 19 (22.62%) DHCP
4 18 (21.43%) VPN
5 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 16 (19.05%) Network Security
6 14 (16.67%) SNMP
6 14 (16.67%) FCoE
7 13 (15.48%) iSCSI
8 12 (14.29%) SSL
9 10 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (11.90%) VLAN
9 10 (11.90%) Multicast
9 10 (11.90%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (11.90%) LAN
10 9 (10.71%) SAN
10 9 (10.71%) Wireless
11 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (7.14%) WAN
11 6 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Security Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Administrator
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Network Support
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.71%) Hedge funds
4 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.19%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (22.62%) Linux
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
1 15 (17.86%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) SIEM
3 11 (13.10%) Service Management
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (11.90%) DevOps
4 10 (11.90%) ITSM
5 8 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (8.33%) BCP
6 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 7 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.14%) Change Management
7 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (4.76%) Information Security
9 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.67%) VB
3 10 (11.90%) VBA
4 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.76%) Perl
5 4 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.67%) CCNP
3 11 (13.10%) CISSP
3 11 (13.10%) CCSE
4 8 (9.52%) CCNA
5 6 (7.14%) MCSE
5 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CCDP
6 3 (3.57%) CCVP
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.19%) CISA
8 1 (1.19%) CISM
8 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.19%) GPG13
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.90%) vSphere
3 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (20.24%) vCloud
5 10 (11.90%) NFS
6 7 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.57%) UAG
8 3 (3.57%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.19%) Squid
9 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 10 (11.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (9.52%) SCOM
4 5 (5.95%) MOM
4 5 (5.95%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (5.95%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (3.57%) SCCM
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 36 (42.86%) VMware
3 33 (39.29%) F5
4 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
5 28 (33.33%) HP
6 21 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (22.62%) Juniper
8 18 (21.43%) Blue Coat
9 15 (17.86%) IBM
10 14 (16.67%) EMC
10 14 (16.67%) Symantec
11 7 (8.33%) Citrix
11 7 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (7.14%) Sophos
12 6 (7.14%) Remedy
13 5 (5.95%) Clearswift
13 5 (5.95%) Open Text
13 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.95%) RightFax
14 4 (4.76%) Avaya
London
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + day
Posted: 16 days ago