The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 241 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Websense 19 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £360 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.56 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- +26.68%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4586 4425 4105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.11% 47.45% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2453 2226 2008
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 260 330
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Websense
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Websense Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Websense
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +14 11 £375 - 1
Hampshire +5 5 £315 -13.10%
Oxfordshire - 2 £505 -
Berkshire -6 1 £488 +39.28% 2
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (64.29%) NetApp
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) DNS
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 16 (57.14%) Juniper
4 15 (53.57%) VPN
4 15 (53.57%) SSL
4 15 (53.57%) WAN
4 15 (53.57%) Blue Coat
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (50.00%) LAN
5 14 (50.00%) C
5 14 (50.00%) McAfee
6 13 (46.43%) Shell Script
6 13 (46.43%) MIMEsweeper
6 13 (46.43%) MAILsweeper
6 13 (46.43%) C++
6 13 (46.43%) Perl
6 13 (46.43%) UNIX
6 13 (46.43%) Python
6 13 (46.43%) LDAP
6 13 (46.43%) SMTP
6 13 (46.43%) Sendmail
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 11 (39.29%) Solaris
9 10 (35.71%) Windows

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) DNS
1 17 (60.71%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (53.57%) SSL
2 15 (53.57%) WAN
2 15 (53.57%) VPN
3 14 (50.00%) LAN
4 13 (46.43%) SMTP
4 13 (46.43%) LDAP
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Systems Integrator
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SecurID
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Solaris
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C
2 13 (46.43%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
2 13 (46.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCSA
3 2 (7.14%) CCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Sendmail
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) Squid
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) MIMEsweeper
1 13 (46.43%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) NetApp
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) Juniper
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
4 15 (53.57%) Blue Coat
5 14 (50.00%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
9 2 (7.14%) Lotus
9 2 (7.14%) EMC
10 1 (3.57%) Citrix
10 1 (3.57%) IBM
10 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.57%) Imperva
10 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro
10 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint
10 1 (3.57%) F5
10 1 (3.57%) Lumension
10 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
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