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 May 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 Lumension Security, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 562 535 501
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Contract jobs citing Lumension 21 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.063% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.093% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 15
Average daily rate
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£277 £389 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% -7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £440 £451
% change year-on-year
-38.40% -2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £20.56 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £19.04
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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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
22585 22182 19841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.14% 44.98% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13399 12859 10942
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1031 1125
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.98 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 2015.

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
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 May 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
South East -15 13 £425 -6.59% 2
North West -21 5 £173 +4.54%
East of England - 2 £333 -
East Midlands - 1 £277 -
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 48 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (75.44%) VMware
3 40 (70.18%) Windows
4 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 35 (61.40%) SQL
6 31 (54.39%) DV Cleared
7 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
8 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (45.61%) PowerShell
10 25 (43.86%) Citrix
10 25 (43.86%) McAfee
11 24 (42.11%) Hyper-V
12 23 (40.35%) HP
13 17 (29.82%) SCCM
14 16 (28.07%) XenApp
15 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
15 15 (26.32%) Oracle
16 14 (24.56%) Wyse
16 14 (24.56%) Firewall
16 14 (24.56%) Windows Vista
17 13 (22.81%) PKI
17 13 (22.81%) AppSense
17 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
17 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
17 13 (22.81%) Dell
17 13 (22.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
17 13 (22.81%) NetScaler
18 12 (21.05%) vSphere

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.28%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Lync
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) NetScaler
3 6 (10.53%) DHCP
4 5 (8.77%) DNS
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) X.400
8 1 (1.75%) X.500
8 1 (1.75%) VoIP
8 1 (1.75%) SMTP
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) EDMS
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MSI
2 3 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Security Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) ArcSight Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) PKI
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Vista
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.04%) Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) UNIX
8 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Service Management
3 4 (7.02%) ITSM
3 4 (7.02%) Information Security
3 4 (7.02%) CRM
3 4 (7.02%) Change Control
3 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.51%) Line Management
5 2 (3.51%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.75%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (54.39%) DV Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.77%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (28.07%) XenApp
5 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
6 12 (21.05%) vSphere
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.26%) XenServer
7 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
7 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.51%) Firmware
8 2 (3.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) SCCM
2 13 (22.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.02%) OVSD
4 4 (7.02%) SCOM
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.26%) EdgeSight
5 3 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (5.26%) Unicenter
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) VMware
2 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.86%) Citrix
3 25 (43.86%) McAfee
4 23 (40.35%) HP
5 15 (26.32%) Oracle
6 14 (24.56%) Wyse
7 13 (22.81%) AppSense
7 13 (22.81%) Dell
8 7 (12.28%) Sophos
9 6 (10.53%) Symantec
9 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 5 (8.77%) NetApp
11 4 (7.02%) Cisco
12 3 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (5.26%) AlgoSec
12 3 (5.26%) Splunk
12 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
12 3 (5.26%) CA
12 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat