The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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 Lumension Security, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 117 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Lumension 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.079% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £475 £385
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -
Lumension
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1165 1200 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.47% 47.69% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 447 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.78 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% -23.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.65 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lumension across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lumension across the Berkshire region.

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lumension
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Lumension Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
Reading - 3 £400 - 1
Lumension
South East

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lumension 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 Lumension.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
5 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) AppSense
5 7 (63.64%) vSphere
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (27.27%) Information Security
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) VMS
9 2 (18.18%) McAfee
9 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
9 2 (18.18%) SCCM
9 2 (18.18%) SCOM
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
10 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
10 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Lync
10 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lumension 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 Lumension. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) VMS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee