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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 239 241 228
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Websense 21 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.094% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £268 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.44% +7.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £335 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.95% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.64% +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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4391 4274 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.05% 47.89% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2130 2096
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 244 348
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 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
Surrey - 14 £400 - 4
Berkshire - 3 £275 - 2
Hampshire 0 2 £310 +19.23%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (57.50%) DNS
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Juniper
2 22 (55.00%) NetApp
3 21 (52.50%) Firewall
4 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (47.50%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (42.50%) VPN
6 17 (42.50%) Windows
7 16 (40.00%) SSL
7 16 (40.00%) WAN
7 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (37.50%) McAfee
9 14 (35.00%) C
10 13 (32.50%) LAN
11 12 (30.00%) SMTP
11 12 (30.00%) UNIX
11 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (30.00%) C++
11 12 (30.00%) Perl
11 12 (30.00%) Python
11 12 (30.00%) LDAP
11 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
11 12 (30.00%) MIMEsweeper
11 12 (30.00%) MAILsweeper
11 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (30.00%) Sendmail
12 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) DNS
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) VPN
4 16 (40.00%) SSL
4 16 (40.00%) WAN
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (32.50%) LAN
6 12 (30.00%) SMTP
6 12 (30.00%) LDAP
6 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) DHCP
8 5 (12.50%) SAN
9 4 (10.00%) Network Security
10 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (5.00%) Wireless
11 2 (5.00%) IPsec
11 2 (5.00%) VLAN
11 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
11 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Integrator
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (15.00%) SIEM
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
5 3 (7.50%) Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) BPEL
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) SysML
5 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) System Testing
5 3 (7.50%) BPMN
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) C
2 12 (30.00%) C++
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
2 12 (30.00%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) CCSA
4 2 (5.00%) CCSE
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) CEH
5 1 (2.50%) GSEC
5 1 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Sendmail
3 10 (25.00%) vSphere
4 8 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) Squid
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (30.00%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.00%) SnapMirror
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) NetApp
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Juniper
3 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 15 (37.50%) McAfee
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.00%) ArcSight
7 5 (12.50%) Supermicro
7 5 (12.50%) Tripwire
8 4 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (10.00%) EMC
8 4 (10.00%) CA
9 3 (7.50%) F5
9 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
9 3 (7.50%) Citrix
10 2 (5.00%) IronPort