The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 533 544 528
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Lumension 45 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.037% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 24
Average daily rate
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£410 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £126 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £326 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in England

Lumension
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Lumension Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lumension
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lumension across the England region.

Lumension Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lumension
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Lumension Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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South East +6 21 £450 +46.34% 5
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 64 (86.49%) Security Cleared
3 56 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 54 (72.97%) Windows 7
5 45 (60.81%) Citrix
6 38 (51.35%) SC Cleared
7 37 (50.00%) SCCM
8 36 (48.65%) AppSense
9 35 (47.30%) Windows Vista
10 33 (44.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (40.54%) CA
12 29 (39.19%) MS Office
13 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
13 28 (37.84%) Blackberry
14 27 (36.49%) VMware
15 25 (33.78%) SLA
16 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
16 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
16 24 (32.43%) Software Deployment
17 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (22.97%) McAfee
19 16 (21.62%) ITIL
19 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
20 15 (20.27%) Sophos
20 15 (20.27%) McAfee ePO
21 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
22 12 (16.22%) Symantec
22 12 (16.22%) vSphere
22 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
23 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Lync
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.05%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) Documentum
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (39.19%) MS Office
2 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Quicktime
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) SAN
2 6 (8.11%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) IPsec
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Desktop Support
2 20 (27.03%) Support Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Security Specialist
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) Support Technician
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Software Packaging
2 5 (6.76%) JSP
3 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) CESG
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) Windows 7
3 35 (47.30%) Windows Vista
4 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
5 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.81%) UNIX
8 8 (10.81%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) VMS
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Software Deployment
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) TQM
4 8 (10.81%) Security Management
4 8 (10.81%) Information Security
5 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (6.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) Software Distribution
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Validation
7 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.35%) Data Governance
8 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.35%) Service Management
8 1 (1.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.05%) VBScript
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (86.49%) Security Cleared
2 38 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 24 (32.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.78%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.22%) vSphere
4 10 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (50.00%) SCCM
2 15 (20.27%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (6.76%) WSUS
4 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
4 3 (4.05%) MOM
4 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.05%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.35%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 45 (60.81%) Citrix
3 36 (48.65%) AppSense
4 30 (40.54%) CA
5 27 (36.49%) VMware
6 17 (22.97%) McAfee
7 15 (20.27%) Sophos
8 12 (16.22%) Symantec
9 4 (5.41%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco
10 3 (4.05%) Remedy
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
10 3 (4.05%) Varonis
11 2 (2.70%) Websense
11 2 (2.70%) Altiris
11 2 (2.70%) Borland
11 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.35%) Reuters
12 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.35%) Apple
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