The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Websense
Rank 524 522 542
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Websense 64 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 30
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£373 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £291 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.63% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1078 1195 1394
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 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 62 £370 -1.98% 15
London +36 45 £375 -7.06% 5
City of London +13 6 £406 -7.14% 1
East of England -19 6 £323 -0.76%
South East -10 5 £275 -47.61% 5
Hampshire - 4 £285 -
Cheshire +6 3 £280 -34.11%
North West +4 3 £280 -6.66%
Warrington -14 2 £280 -34.11%
Bridgend - 2 £450 - 2
South Wales - 2 £450 - 2
Wales - 2 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 3
South West - 1 £340 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Altrincham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (52.59%) Firewall
2 56 (48.28%) Cisco
3 50 (43.10%) Windows
4 45 (38.79%) Active Directory
5 43 (37.07%) VMware
6 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
7 38 (32.76%) DNS
8 36 (31.03%) vSphere
9 35 (30.17%) CheckPoint
10 31 (26.72%) F5
11 30 (25.86%) HP
12 27 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
14 25 (21.55%) VPN
14 25 (21.55%) Juniper
15 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (20.69%) Blue Coat
16 23 (19.83%) Network Security
16 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
16 23 (19.83%) Finance
17 22 (18.97%) DHCP
18 21 (18.10%) Blackberry
19 19 (16.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 19 (16.38%) Linux
20 18 (15.52%) Symantec
21 17 (14.66%) VB
21 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP
21 17 (14.66%) SSL
21 17 (14.66%) CCNP

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.03%) IIS
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.59%) Lync
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 61 (52.59%) Firewall
2 38 (32.76%) DNS
3 25 (21.55%) VPN
4 23 (19.83%) Network Security
5 22 (18.97%) DHCP
6 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP
6 17 (14.66%) SSL
7 14 (12.07%) Wireless
8 13 (11.21%) SNMP
8 13 (11.21%) FCoE
9 12 (10.34%) SAN
9 12 (10.34%) iSCSI
9 12 (10.34%) VLAN
10 11 (9.48%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (8.62%) SMTP
11 10 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (8.62%) Multicast
12 9 (7.76%) Internet
13 7 (6.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.45%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 19 (16.38%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
4 13 (11.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Administrator
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Wintel Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Project Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Messaging Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Blackberry
2 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.62%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.76%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.59%) SecurID
6 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 3 (2.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.38%) Linux
4 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.62%) UNIX
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.66%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (13.79%) ITIL
3 12 (10.34%) SIEM
3 12 (10.34%) Service Management
4 10 (8.62%) ITSM
4 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (8.62%) DevOps
5 8 (6.90%) Information Security
5 8 (6.90%) Change Control
6 7 (6.03%) Security Architecture
6 7 (6.03%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (6.03%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (6.03%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.03%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.03%) Change Management
6 7 (6.03%) BCP
7 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
2 17 (14.66%) VB
3 10 (8.62%) VBA
4 7 (6.03%) SQL
5 4 (3.45%) Perl
5 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.66%) CCNP
3 12 (10.34%) CISSP
3 12 (10.34%) CCSE
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.62%) CCNA
4 10 (8.62%) MCSE
5 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) CISA
6 2 (1.72%) CISM
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) CCDP
6 2 (1.72%) CCVP
6 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.86%) Degree
7 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.86%) CEH
7 1 (0.86%) CCIE
7 1 (0.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.59%) GPG13
3 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.03%) vSphere
3 27 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (13.79%) vCloud
5 12 (10.34%) ISA Server
6 10 (8.62%) NFS
7 9 (7.76%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.17%) UAG
9 4 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.59%) Squid
10 3 (2.59%) Snort
10 3 (2.59%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.72%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (9.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (7.76%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (6.90%) SCCM
4 8 (6.90%) SCOM
5 5 (4.31%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.31%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (3.45%) WSUS
7 3 (2.59%) MOM
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.86%) Legato
9 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (48.28%) Cisco
2 43 (37.07%) VMware
3 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.17%) CheckPoint
5 31 (26.72%) F5
6 30 (25.86%) HP
7 25 (21.55%) Juniper
8 24 (20.69%) Blue Coat
9 18 (15.52%) Symantec
10 15 (12.93%) IBM
11 14 (12.07%) EMC
12 12 (10.34%) Sophos
13 11 (9.48%) Citrix
13 11 (9.48%) Clearswift
14 10 (8.62%) McAfee
15 9 (7.76%) RightFax
15 9 (7.76%) Open Text
16 8 (6.90%) SolarWinds
17 7 (6.03%) Ruckus Wireless
17 7 (6.03%) Remedy
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago