The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 87 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Websense 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.25% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £24.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +61.63%
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
619 537 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.45% 44.20% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 239 268
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) QMS
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel