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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 539 535 528
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Websense 72 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 25
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£450 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £264 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.53 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.23% +27.63%

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 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
England -7 68 £450 +21.62% 17
London -5 35 £450 +20.00% 4
South East -9 17 £350 +27.27% 9
Surrey - 11 £450 - 3
City of London +7 10 £388 -3.12% 1
East of England +1 6 £550 +70.54% 2
Cobham - 5 £338 -
South West +6 4 £275 -19.11% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £275 -19.11% 1
North West -18 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £520 -
Wales -1 3 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Stevenage - 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 3 £275 - 5
Southampton +1 2 £310 +19.23%
Hampshire -1 2 £310 +8.77% 1
Cheshire -4 2 - -
East Midlands -10 2 £350 +34.61%
West Wales - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Northampton - 2 £350 -
Ipswich - 2 £550 -
Maidenhead - 2 £275 -
Runcorn - 2 - -
South Wales -6 1 £450 - 1
Newport - 1 £450 - 1

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 63 (44.06%) VMware
2 60 (41.96%) Windows
2 60 (41.96%) Cisco
3 56 (39.16%) Firewall
4 50 (34.97%) DNS
5 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
6 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (25.17%) Juniper
8 34 (23.78%) CheckPoint
9 33 (23.08%) VPN
10 32 (22.38%) DHCP
11 31 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (20.28%) Information Security
13 26 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (17.48%) NetApp
14 25 (17.48%) HP
14 25 (17.48%) Blue Coat
15 24 (16.78%) WAN
16 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (16.08%) SolarWinds
17 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.38%) LAN
18 20 (13.99%) Wireless
18 20 (13.99%) SLA
19 19 (13.29%) UNIX
19 19 (13.29%) Symantec
19 19 (13.29%) Network Security
20 18 (12.59%) ITIL
20 18 (12.59%) SSL
20 18 (12.59%) Citrix

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.59%) IIS
2 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.20%) Lync
5 5 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (39.16%) Firewall
2 50 (34.97%) DNS
3 33 (23.08%) VPN
4 32 (22.38%) DHCP
5 31 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (16.78%) WAN
7 22 (15.38%) LAN
8 20 (13.99%) Wireless
9 19 (13.29%) Network Security
10 18 (12.59%) SSL
11 17 (11.89%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.19%) MPLS
13 12 (8.39%) OSPF
13 12 (8.39%) BGP
13 12 (8.39%) DSL
13 12 (8.39%) EIGRP
13 12 (8.39%) LDAP
14 10 (6.99%) SMTP
14 10 (6.99%) SAN
14 10 (6.99%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Subversion
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Law
2 5 (3.50%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (20.28%) Network Engineer
2 27 (18.88%) Analyst
3 22 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) Security Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (11.19%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Windows Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Network Support
9 6 (4.20%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) .NET
1 3 (2.10%) REST
2 2 (1.40%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Clustering
2 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.90%) EMC VNX
2 7 (4.90%) PKI
3 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.10%) SecurID
5 2 (1.40%) IVR
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.40%) DTV
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.96%) Windows
2 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.29%) UNIX
4 17 (11.89%) Linux
5 10 (6.99%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.90%) Solaris
8 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) Information Security
2 26 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (12.59%) ITIL
4 17 (11.89%) SIEM
5 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (6.29%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.59%) Cyber Security
9 7 (4.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.90%) Migration
9 7 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.20%) Data Security
10 6 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.50%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.50%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.69%) C
4 9 (6.29%) C++
4 9 (6.29%) Perl
4 9 (6.29%) VBScript
4 9 (6.29%) Python
4 9 (6.29%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) CCNA
4 10 (6.99%) CISSP
5 7 (4.90%) Degree
6 6 (4.20%) CCNP
7 5 (3.50%) CISA
7 5 (3.50%) CISM
7 5 (3.50%) CCSE
7 5 (3.50%) CEH
7 5 (3.50%) CCSA
8 3 (2.10%) GIAC
8 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.40%) MCSE
9 2 (1.40%) MCITP
10 1 (0.70%) GSEC
10 1 (0.70%) CRISC
10 1 (0.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.99%) SLA
2 10 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.40%) GPG13
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.19%) vCloud
4 10 (6.99%) vSphere
4 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.29%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (6.29%) Sendmail
5 9 (6.29%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.50%) Squid
7 3 (2.10%) Snort
8 2 (1.40%) XenApp
8 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) AirWatch
2 11 (7.69%) OpenView
2 11 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (6.99%) MIMEsweeper
4 9 (6.29%) MAILsweeper
5 8 (5.59%) SCCM
6 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.10%) WSUS
7 3 (2.10%) SCOM
7 3 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.10%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.40%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.40%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (44.06%) VMware
2 60 (41.96%) Cisco
3 36 (25.17%) Juniper
4 34 (23.78%) CheckPoint
5 25 (17.48%) Blue Coat
5 25 (17.48%) NetApp
5 25 (17.48%) HP
6 23 (16.08%) SolarWinds
7 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.29%) Symantec
9 18 (12.59%) Citrix
10 17 (11.89%) McAfee
11 12 (8.39%) Aruba
12 9 (6.29%) F5
12 9 (6.29%) EMC
13 7 (4.90%) ArcSight
13 7 (4.90%) FireEye
14 6 (4.20%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (4.20%) Sourcefire
15 5 (3.50%) Tripwire
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