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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 522 526 512
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Websense 91 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 27
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £410 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £335 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.95% +13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.63%

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 88 £375 +0.67% 16
London -12 50 £375 - 2
South East +5 22 £365 +36.44% 7
City of London +1 16 £370 -7.50% 1
Surrey - 15 £388 - 3
North West -9 8 - - 1
Cobham - 7 £350 -
East of England +1 5 £341 +5.81% 4
Guildford - 4 £520 - 1
Camberley - 3 £400 -
Berkshire - 3 £275 - 2
Wales +6 2 - - 1
Hampshire +1 2 £310 +19.23%
Wiltshire 0 2 £450 +24.13%
Cheshire -2 2 - - 1
Southampton -3 2 £310 +19.23%
Southend-on-Sea -7 2 £208 -
South West -7 2 £450 +24.13%
Essex -11 2 £208 -
Swansea - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £275 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £600 - 3
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £475 +47.28%
East Midlands -6 1 £350 +34.61%
Manchester -7 1 - -
Cambridge -7 1 £475 +47.28%
Ipswich - 1 £600 - 2
Northampton - 1 £350 -

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (45.07%) VMware
2 58 (40.85%) Windows
3 57 (40.14%) Cisco
3 57 (40.14%) Firewall
4 47 (33.10%) DNS
5 45 (31.69%) Active Directory
6 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (24.65%) Juniper
8 33 (23.24%) VPN
9 32 (22.54%) CheckPoint
9 32 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (21.83%) Information Security
11 29 (20.42%) DHCP
12 28 (19.72%) NetApp
13 27 (19.01%) Blue Coat
14 26 (18.31%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (16.90%) HP
16 23 (16.20%) WAN
16 23 (16.20%) SolarWinds
17 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (15.49%) Network Security
17 22 (15.49%) UNIX
18 20 (14.08%) SSL
18 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.08%) Citrix
18 20 (14.08%) McAfee
19 19 (13.38%) LAN
19 19 (13.38%) Wireless
20 18 (12.68%) Finance
20 18 (12.68%) SIEM

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) IIS
3 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.52%) Lync
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.82%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.14%) Firewall
2 47 (33.10%) DNS
3 33 (23.24%) VPN
4 32 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (20.42%) DHCP
6 23 (16.20%) WAN
7 22 (15.49%) Network Security
8 20 (14.08%) SSL
9 19 (13.38%) LAN
9 19 (13.38%) Wireless
10 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
11 15 (10.56%) LDAP
12 14 (9.86%) MPLS
13 12 (8.45%) DSL
13 12 (8.45%) SMTP
14 11 (7.75%) EIGRP
14 11 (7.75%) OSPF
14 11 (7.75%) BGP
15 10 (7.04%) VRRP
15 10 (7.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Legal
3 6 (4.23%) Law
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Analyst
2 24 (16.90%) Network Engineer
3 23 (16.20%) Security Analyst
4 22 (15.49%) Security Engineer
5 15 (10.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) Consultant
6 14 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Network Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Network Support
7 8 (5.63%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.93%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) Flash
2 2 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Clustering
2 8 (5.63%) PKI
3 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.93%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) DTV
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) SecurID
7 1 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.70%) IVR
7 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.85%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) UNIX
2 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (11.97%) Linux
4 10 (7.04%) Solaris
4 10 (7.04%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) Information Security
2 26 (18.31%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (12.68%) SIEM
4 17 (11.97%) ITIL
5 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (5.63%) Cyber Security
8 7 (4.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (4.93%) Data Security
8 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.93%) Migration
8 7 (4.93%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.23%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.82%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 4 (2.82%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (2.82%) Analytics
10 4 (2.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) C
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) C++
2 12 (8.45%) Perl
2 12 (8.45%) Python
2 12 (8.45%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.52%) VBScript
5 4 (2.82%) PHP
6 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.75%) CISSP
5 9 (6.34%) CCNA
6 8 (5.63%) Degree
7 6 (4.23%) CCNP
7 6 (4.23%) CISA
7 6 (4.23%) CISM
8 5 (3.52%) CCSE
8 5 (3.52%) CEH
8 5 (3.52%) CCSA
9 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.41%) MCSE
10 2 (1.41%) GIAC
10 2 (1.41%) MCITP
11 1 (0.70%) GSEC
11 1 (0.70%) CRISC
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) SLA
2 13 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (7.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.11%) GPG13
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.45%) Sendmail
3 12 (8.45%) vCloud
4 11 (7.75%) vSphere
5 10 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.34%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (6.34%) ISA Server
7 6 (4.23%) Squid
8 4 (2.82%) Snort
9 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.11%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.41%) XenApp
11 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.97%) AirWatch
2 12 (8.45%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (8.45%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (7.75%) OpenView
3 11 (7.75%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (6.34%) SCCM
5 4 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.82%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.11%) WSUS
6 3 (2.11%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.11%) SnapMirror
6 3 (2.11%) SCOM
7 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (45.07%) VMware
2 57 (40.14%) Cisco
3 35 (24.65%) Juniper
4 32 (22.54%) CheckPoint
5 28 (19.72%) NetApp
6 27 (19.01%) Blue Coat
7 24 (16.90%) HP
8 23 (16.20%) SolarWinds
9 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.08%) Citrix
9 20 (14.08%) McAfee
10 17 (11.97%) Symantec
11 12 (8.45%) Aruba
12 11 (7.75%) F5
13 9 (6.34%) Sourcefire
13 9 (6.34%) EMC
14 7 (4.93%) ArcSight
14 7 (4.93%) LogRhythm
15 6 (4.23%) Qualys
15 6 (4.23%) Sophos
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Rate: £23.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago