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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 517 521 487
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Contract jobs citing Websense 71 49 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 33
Average daily rate
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£365 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +24.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00

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
25085 23954 23936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.24% 46.33% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14957 13599 12427
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +3.42%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1178 1128 1425
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £36.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 0 70 £380 +3.97% 15
London +3 37 £350 -4.10% 6
South East -19 13 £395 +7.78% 3
Surrey - 10 £363 -
West Midlands - 10 £438 -
City of London +14 7 £388 +17.42% 2
Camberley - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
South West - 3 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £395 -
East of England -4 2 £270 -
Birmingham - 2 £368 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £380 -
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Cobham - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £120 - 2
South Wales - 1 £300 -
North West - - - - 1
Barnsley - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 72 (52.94%) Firewall
2 64 (47.06%) Cisco
3 46 (33.82%) Windows
4 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 43 (31.62%) VMware
6 39 (28.68%) Juniper
7 36 (26.47%) F5
8 35 (25.74%) CheckPoint
9 33 (24.26%) LAN
10 31 (22.79%) WAN
10 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
10 31 (22.79%) DNS
11 30 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (19.12%) VPN
13 26 (19.12%) Blue Coat
14 25 (18.38%) Finance
15 24 (17.65%) Network Security
15 24 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.71%) TCP/IP
17 20 (14.71%) HP
17 20 (14.71%) CCNP
18 19 (13.97%) SSL
19 17 (12.50%) MS Exchange
19 17 (12.50%) Information Security
19 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
19 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
20 15 (11.03%) Symantec

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 17 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.62%) IIS
3 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.15%) Lync
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.94%) Apache
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.21%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 72 (52.94%) Firewall
2 33 (24.26%) LAN
3 31 (22.79%) WAN
3 31 (22.79%) DNS
4 30 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (19.12%) VPN
6 24 (17.65%) Network Security
7 20 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 19 (13.97%) SSL
9 12 (8.82%) SAN
9 12 (8.82%) DHCP
10 10 (7.35%) Wireless
10 10 (7.35%) VoIP
10 10 (7.35%) LDAP
11 9 (6.62%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (6.62%) Wireshark
11 9 (6.62%) SMTP
12 8 (5.88%) FCoE
12 8 (5.88%) SNMP
12 8 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Administrator
2 16 (11.76%) Consultant
2 16 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 15 (11.03%) Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Security Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Administrator
7 9 (6.62%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Network Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Network Support
9 7 (5.15%) Network Administrator
10 6 (4.41%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Network Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.68%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.68%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.94%) SecurID
4 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) PKI
4 2 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Windows
2 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.09%) UNIX
4 11 (8.09%) Linux
4 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.62%) Solaris
6 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 17 (12.50%) Information Security
3 15 (11.03%) ITIL
3 15 (11.03%) DevOps
4 10 (7.35%) WAN Optimisation
4 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.88%) Service Management
6 7 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (4.41%) Change Management
8 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.68%) ITSM
8 5 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.94%) SIEM
9 4 (2.94%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.94%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.21%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.62%) C++
3 9 (6.62%) Perl
4 7 (5.15%) C
5 6 (4.41%) Python
6 5 (3.68%) VB
6 5 (3.68%) VBA
6 5 (3.68%) SQL
7 3 (2.21%) VBScript
7 3 (2.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.71%) CCNP
3 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.03%) CCNA
5 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.82%) CISSP
7 7 (5.15%) CCVP
7 7 (5.15%) CCDP
8 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.68%) CEH
10 4 (2.94%) CCSE
10 4 (2.94%) GCIA
10 4 (2.94%) GCIH
11 3 (2.21%) CISM
11 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.47%) MCSA
12 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) SLA
2 6 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.94%) GPG13
4 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.09%) vSphere
4 8 (5.88%) vCloud
5 6 (4.41%) UAG
5 6 (4.41%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.41%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.68%) Squid
6 5 (3.68%) NFS
7 4 (2.94%) Snort
7 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.21%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (8.82%) SCOM
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (5.15%) SCCM
4 7 (5.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.41%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (3.68%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (3.68%) MOM
6 5 (3.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.74%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (47.06%) Cisco
2 43 (31.62%) VMware
3 39 (28.68%) Juniper
4 36 (26.47%) F5
5 35 (25.74%) CheckPoint
6 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.12%) Blue Coat
8 20 (14.71%) HP
9 15 (11.03%) Symantec
10 12 (8.82%) McAfee
11 11 (8.09%) NetApp
12 9 (6.62%) Citrix
12 9 (6.62%) EMC
13 8 (5.88%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.88%) IBM
13 8 (5.88%) Avaya
13 8 (5.88%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.15%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.41%) Nokia
16 5 (3.68%) IronPort
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