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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Websense
Rank 524 547 536
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Websense 69 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.092% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £27.56 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.56 £17.63
% change year-on-year
- +56.29%

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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1091 1087 1211
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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 17 April 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 +19 68 £375 +5.63% 8
London -1 28 £356 +0.35% 4
South East -4 21 £375 +7.14% 4
Surrey +14 13 £375 - 1
City of London +25 10 £338 -15.36% 1
Camberley - 10 £416 -
East of England +25 7 £375 +11.11%
South West +7 5 £450 +22.03%
Hampshire -4 5 £315 -13.10%
Gloucestershire -9 2 - -
Essex - 2 £198 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £198 -
Berkshire +5 1 £488 +39.28% 2
Sheffield - 1 £140 -
Dorset - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
Slough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -

Websense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (45.52%) VMware
2 57 (39.31%) Cisco
2 57 (39.31%) Firewall
3 56 (38.62%) Windows
4 41 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (27.59%) DNS
6 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
6 38 (26.21%) Juniper
7 35 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (22.76%) Kalman Filter
8 33 (22.76%) Blue Coat
9 30 (20.69%) NetApp
10 29 (20.00%) WAN
11 27 (18.62%) VPN
11 27 (18.62%) CheckPoint
11 27 (18.62%) Information Security
11 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (17.93%) SSL
13 23 (15.86%) Network Security
13 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
14 22 (15.17%) LAN
14 22 (15.17%) McAfee
15 21 (14.48%) DHCP
15 21 (14.48%) UNIX
15 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
16 20 (13.79%) HP
17 19 (13.10%) MIMEsweeper
18 18 (12.41%) Shell Script
18 18 (12.41%) Citrix
18 18 (12.41%) SLA

Websense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.14%) IIS
4 6 (4.14%) Lync
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.07%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.38%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.31%) Firewall
2 40 (27.59%) DNS
3 35 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (20.00%) WAN
5 27 (18.62%) VPN
6 26 (17.93%) SSL
7 23 (15.86%) Network Security
8 22 (15.17%) LAN
9 21 (14.48%) DHCP
10 18 (12.41%) SMTP
10 18 (12.41%) LDAP
11 15 (10.34%) Wireless
12 12 (8.28%) MPLS
12 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
13 11 (7.59%) OSPF
13 11 (7.59%) BGP
14 10 (6.90%) EIGRP
15 9 (6.21%) VRRP
15 9 (6.21%) DSL
15 9 (6.21%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Law
4 6 (4.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.62%) Analyst
2 21 (14.48%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.48%) Administrator
3 20 (13.79%) Consultant
3 20 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Security Analyst
5 15 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Administrator
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Architect
8 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Security Manager
9 8 (5.52%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) Network Support
11 6 (4.14%) Security Administrator
11 6 (4.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) Flash
2 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Clustering
2 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.76%) PKI
3 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.07%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.38%) SecurID
5 1 (0.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) BYOD
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.62%) Windows
2 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (14.48%) UNIX
4 15 (10.34%) Solaris
5 12 (8.28%) Linux
5 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.76%) Kalman Filter
2 27 (18.62%) Information Security
3 18 (12.41%) ITIL
4 14 (9.66%) DevOps
5 8 (5.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (5.52%) Migration
6 7 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.14%) SIEM
7 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.45%) Service Management
9 4 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (2.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.76%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.07%) SABSA
10 3 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) C
1 18 (12.41%) Shell Script
2 17 (11.72%) Python
2 17 (11.72%) C++
2 17 (11.72%) Perl
3 7 (4.83%) SQL
4 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.07%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.59%) CCNP
5 9 (6.21%) CCNA
5 9 (6.21%) CISSP
6 7 (4.83%) CISM
7 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.07%) CCSE
7 3 (2.07%) CISA
8 2 (1.38%) CEH
8 2 (1.38%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.38%) Degree
8 2 (1.38%) CCSA
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) CCDP
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) SLA
2 11 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (4.14%) GPG13
4 6 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (26.21%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.72%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.14%) vSphere
4 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.14%) Squid
5 5 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.76%) Snort
6 4 (2.76%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.38%) XenApp
8 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.38%) UAG
8 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (13.10%) MIMEsweeper
2 17 (11.72%) MAILsweeper
3 16 (11.03%) AirWatch
4 10 (6.90%) OpenView
4 10 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (6.90%) SCCM
5 9 (6.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.45%) SCOM
7 2 (1.38%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.69%) MOM
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (45.52%) VMware
2 57 (39.31%) Cisco
3 38 (26.21%) Juniper
4 33 (22.76%) Blue Coat
5 30 (20.69%) NetApp
6 27 (18.62%) CheckPoint
7 22 (15.17%) McAfee
8 20 (13.79%) HP
9 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.41%) Citrix
10 15 (10.34%) Symantec
10 15 (10.34%) F5
11 13 (8.97%) SolarWinds
11 13 (8.97%) Aruba
12 11 (7.59%) Sourcefire
13 8 (5.52%) EMC
13 8 (5.52%) MobileIron
14 6 (4.14%) LogRhythm
14 6 (4.14%) Sophos
15 4 (2.76%) SonicWALL
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