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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 511 509 490
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Websense 67 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 19
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£350 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £287 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £308 £335
% change year-on-year
+17.88% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £17.63
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -5 66 £350 +6.06% 17
London +1 37 £350 -2.77% 6
South East -22 9 £350 +13.82% 8
West Midlands - 9 £450 -
City of London +4 6 £343 -0.72% 2
South West - 6 £350 - 1
Dorset - 6 £350 -
Surrey +3 5 £475 - 3
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £338 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £378 -
North West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £120 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Cobham - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 68 (48.23%) Firewall
2 55 (39.01%) Cisco
3 46 (32.62%) Windows
3 46 (32.62%) VMware
4 42 (29.79%) Juniper
5 39 (27.66%) Active Directory
6 36 (25.53%) WAN
7 35 (24.82%) LAN
8 33 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (22.70%) Blue Coat
10 31 (21.99%) F5
11 30 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
12 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
13 26 (18.44%) Network Security
14 25 (17.73%) DNS
14 25 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
15 23 (16.31%) Finance
16 22 (15.60%) Information Security
16 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.18%) SLA
17 20 (14.18%) ITIL
18 19 (13.48%) VPN
18 19 (13.48%) CCNP
18 19 (13.48%) Symantec
19 18 (12.77%) SSL
20 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
20 17 (12.06%) McAfee
20 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.38%) IIS
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.26%) Lync
6 5 (3.55%) Apache
7 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 68 (48.23%) Firewall
2 36 (25.53%) WAN
3 35 (24.82%) LAN
4 33 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (18.44%) Network Security
6 25 (17.73%) DNS
7 19 (13.48%) VPN
8 18 (12.77%) SSL
9 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
10 13 (9.22%) LDAP
11 12 (8.51%) SMTP
11 12 (8.51%) DHCP
12 9 (6.38%) VoIP
12 9 (6.38%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (6.38%) Wireshark
13 8 (5.67%) Wireless
13 8 (5.67%) SAN
14 7 (4.96%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
15 6 (4.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Law
3 6 (4.26%) Legal
4 4 (2.84%) Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.71%) International Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Administrator
2 24 (17.02%) Analyst
3 21 (14.89%) Consultant
4 16 (11.35%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (9.93%) Network Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Administrator
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Security Consultant
7 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Network Manager
9 8 (5.67%) Network Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Network Administrator
10 7 (4.96%) Network Support
10 7 (4.96%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) Security Manager
10 7 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.13%) PKI
4 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.42%) SecurID
5 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.62%) Windows
2 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.22%) UNIX
4 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (8.51%) Solaris
5 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.26%) Linux
6 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (15.60%) Information Security
3 20 (14.18%) ITIL
4 14 (9.93%) DevOps
5 10 (7.09%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (4.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.26%) Service Management
8 6 (4.26%) Change Management
9 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.55%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.84%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.84%) Security Management
10 4 (2.84%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.84%) Migration
10 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.84%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) Shell Script
2 12 (8.51%) C++
2 12 (8.51%) Perl
3 11 (7.80%) C
4 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.38%) Python
6 6 (4.26%) SQL
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 2 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.48%) CCNP
3 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
4 15 (10.64%) CCNA
5 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.80%) CISSP
7 7 (4.96%) CCVP
7 7 (4.96%) CCDP
8 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.26%) CISM
9 5 (3.55%) CEH
10 4 (2.84%) GCIA
10 4 (2.84%) GCIH
11 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.42%) MCSA
12 2 (1.42%) Degree
13 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.18%) SLA
2 9 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.26%) GPG13
3 6 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.38%) Sendmail
4 7 (4.96%) Squid
5 6 (4.26%) Snort
5 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.26%) UAG
6 4 (2.84%) vSphere
6 4 (2.84%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.13%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) vCloud
9 1 (0.71%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (7.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (7.09%) SCOM
4 9 (6.38%) MAILsweeper
4 9 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (6.38%) SCCM
5 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.84%) MOM
6 4 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.71%) WSUS
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (39.01%) Cisco
2 46 (32.62%) VMware
3 42 (29.79%) Juniper
4 32 (22.70%) Blue Coat
5 31 (21.99%) F5
6 28 (19.86%) CheckPoint
7 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.48%) Symantec
9 17 (12.06%) McAfee
10 16 (11.35%) NetApp
11 12 (8.51%) Citrix
12 10 (7.09%) HP
12 10 (7.09%) Riverbed
13 9 (6.38%) MobileIron
14 8 (5.67%) Sourcefire
15 7 (4.96%) Fortinet
15 7 (4.96%) Avaya
15 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
16 5 (3.55%) IronPort
16 5 (3.55%) Nokia
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