The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Websense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Websense over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 551 521 518
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Websense 48 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.094% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £27.56 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.56 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +72.21%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Websense
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Websense Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Websense
Daily Rate Trend

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

Websense Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Websense
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Websense within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Websense Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Websense
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Websense Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Websense
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Websense within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -3 48 £375 +5.63% 20
London -11 19 £398 +10.41% 9
South East -18 18 £363 +3.57% 2
Surrey +12 9 £408 - 1
City of London +18 8 £413 +0.91% 4
Camberley - 8 £416 -
Hampshire - 7 £315 -
East of England +9 4 £375 +11.11% 1
South West -2 4 £350 -6.66% 3
North West -13 2 £575 - 1
Gloucestershire -15 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £350 -
Berkshire -11 1 £488 +39.28%
Essex - 1 £188 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
Chatham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 56 (45.53%) Firewall
2 53 (43.09%) VMware
3 45 (36.59%) Windows
3 45 (36.59%) Cisco
4 38 (30.89%) Active Directory
5 33 (26.83%) Juniper
6 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
9 28 (22.76%) WAN
10 27 (21.95%) DNS
11 23 (18.70%) NetApp
11 23 (18.70%) LAN
11 23 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (17.89%) Network Security
12 22 (17.89%) VPN
13 21 (17.07%) SSL
13 21 (17.07%) Information Security
14 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
14 20 (16.26%) SLA
15 19 (15.45%) ITIL
15 19 (15.45%) McAfee
16 18 (14.63%) MIMEsweeper
16 18 (14.63%) UNIX
16 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
17 17 (13.82%) SMTP
17 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
17 17 (13.82%) Citrix
17 17 (13.82%) CheckPoint

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.07%) Lync
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.63%) Apache
7 2 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.63%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (45.53%) Firewall
2 28 (22.76%) WAN
3 27 (21.95%) DNS
4 23 (18.70%) LAN
4 23 (18.70%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (17.89%) Network Security
5 22 (17.89%) VPN
6 21 (17.07%) SSL
7 17 (13.82%) SMTP
8 16 (13.01%) LDAP
9 11 (8.94%) DHCP
10 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
11 7 (5.69%) SAN
12 6 (4.88%) NAS
12 6 (4.88%) Wireless
13 5 (4.07%) Internet
14 3 (2.44%) OSPF
14 3 (2.44%) BGP
14 3 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Law
3 5 (4.07%) Legal
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (20.33%) Analyst
2 22 (17.89%) Administrator
3 19 (15.45%) Consultant
4 15 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 14 (11.38%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Administrator
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.69%) Network Support
8 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Clustering
2 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.25%) CLARiiON
3 4 (3.25%) PKI
4 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.63%) SecurID
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.59%) Windows
2 31 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.63%) UNIX
4 14 (11.38%) Solaris
5 12 (9.76%) Linux
5 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (17.07%) Information Security
3 19 (15.45%) ITIL
4 14 (11.38%) DevOps
5 7 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (4.88%) Change Management
6 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.88%) Migration
7 5 (4.07%) Service Management
7 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.07%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.07%) SIEM
7 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.25%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.25%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.44%) SABSA
9 3 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) Shell Script
2 16 (13.01%) C
3 15 (12.20%) C++
3 15 (12.20%) Perl
3 15 (12.20%) Python
4 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (1.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (10.57%) CCNP
5 12 (9.76%) CCNA
6 9 (7.32%) CISSP
7 7 (5.69%) CISM
8 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.44%) CCSE
9 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.44%) CISA
10 2 (1.63%) MCSA
10 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.63%) CEH
10 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.63%) CCSA
10 2 (1.63%) Degree
11 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.26%) SLA
2 10 (8.13%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.69%) GPG13
3 7 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (30.89%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.20%) Sendmail
4 8 (6.50%) Squid
5 6 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.07%) Snort
6 5 (4.07%) UAG
7 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.25%) vSphere
7 4 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.44%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.63%) XenApp
9 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) MIMEsweeper
2 15 (12.20%) MAILsweeper
3 8 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (6.50%) SCCM
4 7 (5.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.63%) MOM
5 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.63%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) VMware
2 45 (36.59%) Cisco
3 33 (26.83%) Juniper
4 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
5 23 (18.70%) NetApp
6 19 (15.45%) McAfee
7 17 (13.82%) CheckPoint
7 17 (13.82%) Citrix
7 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
8 15 (12.20%) F5
9 11 (8.94%) Symantec
10 10 (8.13%) Sourcefire
11 9 (7.32%) HP
11 9 (7.32%) MobileIron
12 7 (5.69%) EMC
12 7 (5.69%) Sophos
13 6 (4.88%) LogRhythm
14 4 (3.25%) SonicWALL
14 4 (3.25%) Qualys
14 4 (3.25%) Remedy
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