The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 144 142 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -37
Contract jobs citing Websense 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.031% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.076% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £340 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +44.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.87% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £24.65
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.62%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1382 1308 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.53% 40.28% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 827 534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 66 70
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Websense
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Websense
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Wiltshire +7 4 £275 -19.11%
Websense
England

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP

Websense
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) RIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Toshiba
4 1 (12.50%) OpenText
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron