The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 359 368 384
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Websense 34 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.060% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 30
Average daily rate £350 £400 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £453 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.56 £21.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+26.68% +2.35%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10430 9910 12084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.63% 45.80% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6815 6259 7339
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 257 293
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Websense
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 7 £399 -8.85% 2
Chiswick - - - -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 42 (58.33%) Windows
3 38 (52.78%) VMware
4 37 (51.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (50.00%) DNS
6 35 (48.61%) DHCP
7 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
7 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
8 27 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (36.11%) vSphere
10 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
11 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (33.33%) Symantec
11 24 (33.33%) Blackberry
12 23 (31.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (29.17%) MCSE
13 21 (29.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 20 (27.78%) Clearswift
14 20 (27.78%) MAILsweeper
14 20 (27.78%) ISA Server
15 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
15 19 (26.39%) Open Text
15 19 (26.39%) Firewall
15 19 (26.39%) SMTP
15 19 (26.39%) RightFax
16 18 (25.00%) VMware ESX
17 17 (23.61%) VB
17 17 (23.61%) SQL
17 17 (23.61%) Cisco

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
2 23 (31.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.78%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) DNS
2 35 (48.61%) DHCP
3 19 (26.39%) SMTP
3 19 (26.39%) Firewall
4 6 (8.33%) Wireless
4 6 (8.33%) Network Security
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.17%) LAN
7 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 3 (4.17%) SSL
8 2 (2.78%) Intranet
8 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 2 (2.78%) Extranet
8 2 (2.78%) MPLS
8 2 (2.78%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Consultant
2 14 (19.44%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Messaging Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Messaging Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
7 5 (6.94%) UNIX
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Server Monitoring
2 15 (20.83%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Change Control
4 11 (15.28%) Change Management
4 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.56%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.17%) SIEM
7 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Information Security
7 3 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.17%) BCP
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
2 17 (23.61%) VB
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) C
4 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (29.17%) MCSE
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 4 (5.56%) CCSE
6 3 (4.17%) MCITP
7 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 2 (2.78%) CCSA
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) CISM
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) CCDP
8 1 (1.39%) CCIE
8 1 (1.39%) CCSP
8 1 (1.39%) CCVP
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) MCTS
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (36.11%) vSphere
4 20 (27.78%) ISA Server
5 18 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 11 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.17%) vCloud
8 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.39%) UAG
9 1 (1.39%) Squid
9 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 20 (27.78%) MAILsweeper
3 13 (18.06%) SCCM
3 13 (18.06%) SCOM
4 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.78%) Ionix
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.39%) Legato
6 1 (1.39%) WSUS
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) VMware
2 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
3 24 (33.33%) Symantec
4 20 (27.78%) Clearswift
5 19 (26.39%) Open Text
5 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
5 19 (26.39%) RightFax
6 17 (23.61%) Cisco
7 16 (22.22%) HP
7 16 (22.22%) F5
8 11 (15.28%) Altiris
9 10 (13.89%) Citrix
9 10 (13.89%) Juniper
10 9 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 8 (11.11%) McAfee
12 7 (9.72%) Sophos
12 7 (9.72%) Remedy
12 7 (9.72%) BMC
13 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
14 3 (4.17%) Aruba