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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 560 541 538
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Websense 71 71 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 27
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£390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £264 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £23.00 £24.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.80 £20.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £28.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.25 £24.65
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.62%

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
26088 25475 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15433 14202 13497
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1115 1086 1101
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £19.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -31 68 £390 +14.70% 13
London -10 29 £450 +20.00% 3
South East -26 17 £350 +12.90% 6
East of England +14 14 £550 +70.54% 4
Surrey - 12 £370 -
Hertfordshire +10 10 - - 3
Cobham - 10 £370 -
Stevenage - 9 - -
City of London -2 7 £441 +17.66% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £275 -19.11%
South West -1 4 £275 -19.11%
Southampton -1 4 £300 +15.38% 2
Hampshire -13 4 £300 -4.00% 3
Northampton - 3 £350 -
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £350 -
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £550 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Wales -9 1 £450 -
South Wales -11 1 £450 -
Cheshire -11 1 - -
Reading -11 1 - - 1
North West -34 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (44.81%) Cisco
2 63 (40.91%) Firewall
3 61 (39.61%) VMware
4 58 (37.66%) Windows
5 54 (35.06%) DNS
6 47 (30.52%) Active Directory
7 41 (26.62%) Juniper
8 38 (24.68%) DHCP
8 38 (24.68%) CheckPoint
8 38 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (21.43%) VPN
11 32 (20.78%) Kalman Filter
12 30 (19.48%) Blue Coat
13 29 (18.83%) LAN
14 26 (16.88%) WAN
14 26 (16.88%) SLA
14 26 (16.88%) Information Security
15 25 (16.23%) Wireless
15 25 (16.23%) HP
15 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (16.23%) SolarWinds
16 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
17 22 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (13.64%) NetApp
18 21 (13.64%) Symantec
19 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
20 18 (11.69%) Citrix
21 17 (11.04%) ITIL
21 17 (11.04%) SC Cleared

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (9.74%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) IIS
2 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.90%) Lync
4 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Office 365
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (40.91%) Firewall
2 54 (35.06%) DNS
3 38 (24.68%) DHCP
3 38 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (21.43%) VPN
5 29 (18.83%) LAN
6 26 (16.88%) WAN
7 25 (16.23%) Wireless
8 16 (10.39%) MPLS
8 16 (10.39%) SSL
9 15 (9.74%) FTP
9 15 (9.74%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (9.74%) Network Security
10 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 14 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (7.79%) OSPF
11 12 (7.79%) BGP
11 12 (7.79%) DSL
11 12 (7.79%) EIGRP
12 11 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Law
2 5 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Marketing
4 2 (1.30%) Electronics
4 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (24.68%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.58%) Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Security Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Security Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) Consultant
7 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Architect
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Security Specialist
9 8 (5.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Senior Windows Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.95%) REST
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
3 2 (1.30%) Flash
4 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Clustering
2 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.90%) PKI
5 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.95%) SecurID
6 3 (1.95%) IVR
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.30%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.30%) DTV
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.66%) Windows
2 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.39%) UNIX
4 13 (8.44%) Linux
5 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.60%) Solaris
8 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (16.88%) Information Security
3 17 (11.04%) ITIL
4 15 (9.74%) SIEM
5 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.84%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.19%) Security Management
8 8 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.19%) Cyber Security
9 7 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.55%) Migration
9 7 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.90%) Change Control
11 5 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (3.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.44%) SQL
3 10 (6.49%) VBScript
4 8 (5.19%) C
4 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.90%) C++
5 6 (3.90%) Perl
5 6 (3.90%) Python
5 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.39%) CCNA
5 8 (5.19%) CISSP
6 6 (3.90%) Degree
7 5 (3.25%) CCNP
7 5 (3.25%) CEH
8 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.95%) CISA
9 3 (1.95%) CISM
9 3 (1.95%) GIAC
9 3 (1.95%) CCSA
9 3 (1.95%) CCSE
10 2 (1.30%) MCITP
10 2 (1.30%) MCSE
11 1 (0.65%) CCIE
11 1 (0.65%) CCDP
11 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.88%) SLA
2 8 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (30.52%) Active Directory
2 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.04%) vCloud
4 11 (7.14%) vSphere
5 9 (5.84%) ISA Server
5 9 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.19%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.90%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.95%) XenApp
8 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.95%) Snort
8 3 (1.95%) Squid
9 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 11 (7.14%) OpenView
2 11 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (5.84%) SCCM
4 8 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.19%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (3.90%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.95%) WSUS
6 3 (1.95%) SCOM
6 3 (1.95%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.30%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 69 (44.81%) Cisco
2 61 (39.61%) VMware
3 41 (26.62%) Juniper
4 38 (24.68%) CheckPoint
5 30 (19.48%) Blue Coat
6 25 (16.23%) HP
6 25 (16.23%) SolarWinds
7 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 21 (13.64%) NetApp
8 21 (13.64%) Symantec
9 18 (11.69%) Citrix
10 14 (9.09%) McAfee
10 14 (9.09%) Aruba
11 13 (8.44%) Barracuda Networks
12 12 (7.79%) F5
12 12 (7.79%) Remedy
13 11 (7.14%) Tripwire
14 10 (6.49%) EMC
15 7 (4.55%) Nokia
15 7 (4.55%) ArcSight
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