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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 527 527 546
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Websense 74 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £198 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.04 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+25.64% +26.55%

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
25627 24987 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.26% 46.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13806 13878
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1115 1388
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
England -2 72 £350 +12.00% 31
London +35 46 £375 +25.00% 13
South East +6 10 £313 -40.47% 12
City of London +30 7 £400 +95.12% 3
East of England -16 6 £323 +4.87%
Cheshire +3 5 £280 -34.11%
North West -8 5 £280 -34.11% 2
Warrington -14 3 £280 -34.11%
West Yorkshire +1 2 £350 - 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £350 - 1
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 2
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Camberley - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - - 2
Folkestone - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 71 (56.80%) Firewall
2 63 (50.40%) Cisco
3 50 (40.00%) Windows
4 46 (36.80%) Active Directory
5 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.00%) VMware
6 40 (32.00%) F5
7 37 (29.60%) DNS
7 37 (29.60%) CheckPoint
8 34 (27.20%) HP
8 34 (27.20%) vSphere
9 32 (25.60%) Juniper
10 30 (24.00%) Finance
11 29 (23.20%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (22.40%) VPN
13 27 (21.60%) Blue Coat
13 27 (21.60%) PowerShell
14 26 (20.80%) Network Security
15 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
17 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
17 21 (16.80%) SSL
18 20 (16.00%) Linux
18 20 (16.00%) Blackberry
19 19 (15.20%) CCNP
19 19 (15.20%) DHCP
20 17 (13.60%) Symantec
20 17 (13.60%) Vulnerability Management
20 17 (13.60%) vCloud

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.60%) IIS
4 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.00%) Lync
6 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 71 (56.80%) Firewall
2 37 (29.60%) DNS
3 28 (22.40%) VPN
4 26 (20.80%) Network Security
5 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
5 21 (16.80%) SSL
6 19 (15.20%) DHCP
7 16 (12.80%) LAN
7 16 (12.80%) SAN
7 16 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (11.20%) FCoE
8 14 (11.20%) SNMP
8 14 (11.20%) Wireless
9 13 (10.40%) VLAN
9 13 (10.40%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (10.40%) iSCSI
10 12 (9.60%) WAN
11 10 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (8.00%) Multicast
12 9 (7.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Publishing
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Network Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Consultant
4 13 (10.40%) Administrator
5 12 (9.60%) Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.40%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Project Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Wintel Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Network Manager
11 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Network Support
11 5 (4.00%) Security Manager
12 4 (3.20%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (3.20%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.20%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.40%) Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) SecurID
6 2 (1.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) Statistics
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.00%) Linux
4 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.80%) UNIX
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.60%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.80%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) Vulnerability Management
1 17 (13.60%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (12.80%) ITIL
3 12 (9.60%) Service Management
3 12 (9.60%) SIEM
4 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (8.00%) ITSM
4 10 (8.00%) DevOps
5 8 (6.40%) Information Security
5 8 (6.40%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (6.40%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.60%) Security Architecture
6 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.60%) Business Continuity
6 7 (5.60%) Change Management
6 7 (5.60%) BCP
6 7 (5.60%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.80%) Change Control
8 5 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.60%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.20%) VB
3 10 (8.00%) VBA
4 7 (5.60%) SQL
5 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.00%) Perl
7 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.40%) VBScript
9 2 (1.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) C#
10 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.20%) CCNP
3 14 (11.20%) CISSP
4 13 (10.40%) CCNA
5 12 (9.60%) CCSE
6 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) MCSE
7 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.00%) CCDP
8 5 (4.00%) CCVP
9 3 (2.40%) CEH
9 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.60%) GCIA
10 2 (1.60%) GCIH
10 2 (1.60%) CISA
10 2 (1.60%) CISM
10 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.40%) GPG13
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 46 (36.80%) Active Directory
2 34 (27.20%) vSphere
3 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (13.60%) vCloud
5 10 (8.00%) NFS
5 10 (8.00%) ISA Server
6 7 (5.60%) UAG
7 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.20%) ProxySG
8 4 (3.20%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.40%) Snort
9 3 (2.40%) Squid
10 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.60%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCOM
2 11 (8.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (8.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (6.40%) SCCM
4 7 (5.60%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (4.00%) MOM
7 4 (3.20%) WSUS
8 3 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.40%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.80%) Legato
Vendors
1 63 (50.40%) Cisco
2 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
3 40 (32.00%) VMware
3 40 (32.00%) F5
4 37 (29.60%) CheckPoint
5 34 (27.20%) HP
6 32 (25.60%) Juniper
7 27 (21.60%) Blue Coat
8 17 (13.60%) Symantec
9 16 (12.80%) IBM
10 15 (12.00%) EMC
11 12 (9.60%) Sophos
12 11 (8.80%) Citrix
13 10 (8.00%) McAfee
14 9 (7.20%) SolarWinds
15 8 (6.40%) Avaya
16 7 (5.60%) Clearswift
16 7 (5.60%) Remedy
16 7 (5.60%) Ruckus Wireless
17 5 (4.00%) RightFax
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