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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 370 361 388
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing Websense 36 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £269 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +27.63%
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
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 10 £388 -4.61% 2
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
4 26 (38.24%) Cisco
5 21 (30.88%) DNS
5 21 (30.88%) Firewall
6 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (25.00%) SLA
8 17 (25.00%) DHCP
8 17 (25.00%) Wireless
9 16 (23.53%) Information Security
9 16 (23.53%) vCloud
10 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (22.06%) AirWatch
10 15 (22.06%) HP
11 14 (20.59%) SolarWinds
12 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (17.65%) DSL
13 12 (17.65%) Aruba
14 11 (16.18%) Network Security
14 11 (16.18%) OpenView
14 11 (16.18%) CiscoWorks
14 11 (16.18%) VPN
14 11 (16.18%) ITIL
15 10 (14.71%) UNIX
15 10 (14.71%) Citrix
15 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
15 10 (14.71%) VRRP
15 10 (14.71%) MPLS

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Lync
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) DNS
1 21 (30.88%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) Wireless
2 17 (25.00%) DHCP
3 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (17.65%) DSL
5 11 (16.18%) Network Security
5 11 (16.18%) VPN
6 10 (14.71%) MPLS
6 10 (14.71%) OSPF
6 10 (14.71%) BGP
6 10 (14.71%) HSRP
6 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
6 10 (14.71%) VRRP
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (7.35%) FTP
9 4 (5.88%) LAN
9 4 (5.88%) WAN
9 4 (5.88%) Internet
9 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Security Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Network Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Network Support
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) PKI
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) NHS
3 2 (2.94%) DTV
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) UNIX
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Information Security
2 11 (16.18%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.29%) Cyber Security
4 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (8.82%) SIEM
5 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) Data Security
7 3 (4.41%) Security Management
7 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) BCP
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
2 7 (10.29%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCNA
3 4 (5.88%) CEH
4 3 (4.41%) CCSA
4 3 (4.41%) CCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
4 3 (4.41%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CISA
5 2 (2.94%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) CCDP
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) SLA
2 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) vCloud
3 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) Snort
4 3 (4.41%) Squid
5 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) AirWatch
2 11 (16.18%) OpenView
2 11 (16.18%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.41%) SCCM
3 3 (4.41%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) VMware
2 26 (38.24%) Cisco
3 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 15 (22.06%) HP
5 14 (20.59%) SolarWinds
6 12 (17.65%) Aruba
7 10 (14.71%) Citrix
8 8 (11.76%) Symantec
9 7 (10.29%) Juniper
9 7 (10.29%) F5
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
11 5 (7.35%) Qualys
12 3 (4.41%) Sourcefire
12 3 (4.41%) Splunk
12 3 (4.41%) Nokia
12 3 (4.41%) McAfee
13 2 (2.94%) Sophos
13 2 (2.94%) Apple
13 2 (2.94%) Remedy
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