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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 550 541 532
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Lumension 38 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.036% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.077% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £148 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +111.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £21.25
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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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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Vacancies
South East +6 16 £403 +23.84% 4
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 68 (87.18%) Security Cleared
3 60 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 55 (70.51%) Windows 7
5 45 (57.69%) Citrix
6 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
7 37 (47.44%) SCCM
8 34 (43.59%) AppSense
9 33 (42.31%) VMware
9 33 (42.31%) Windows Vista
10 31 (39.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (38.46%) MS Office
11 30 (38.46%) CA
12 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
13 28 (35.90%) Windows XP
14 26 (33.33%) Blackberry
14 26 (33.33%) DV Cleared
15 25 (32.05%) SLA
16 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (28.21%) Software Deployment
17 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
18 19 (24.36%) ITIL
19 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
19 18 (23.08%) McAfee
20 16 (20.51%) Sophos
20 16 (20.51%) Symantec
21 15 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
22 14 (17.95%) vSphere
23 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.26%) Lync
3 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Documentum
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (38.46%) MS Office
2 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 7 (8.97%) DNS
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (2.56%) DHCP
5 2 (2.56%) VLAN
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.56%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Military
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Desktop Support
2 18 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Security Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.56%) Applications Packager
8 2 (2.56%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Software Packaging
2 5 (6.41%) JSP
3 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) GIS
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 55 (70.51%) Windows 7
3 33 (42.31%) Windows Vista
4 28 (35.90%) Windows XP
5 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.26%) UNIX
8 8 (10.26%) Solaris
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Software Deployment
2 19 (24.36%) ITIL
3 8 (10.26%) TQM
3 8 (10.26%) Security Management
3 8 (10.26%) Information Security
4 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.41%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Software Distribution
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.85%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Information Management
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
8 2 (2.56%) Migration
8 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (1.28%) Service Management
9 1 (1.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) VBScript
4 3 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 68 (87.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.05%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.95%) vSphere
4 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (12.82%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.85%) XenApp
8 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (47.44%) SCCM
2 15 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.69%) MOM
4 5 (6.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.41%) WSUS
4 5 (6.41%) SCOM
4 5 (6.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (5.13%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.85%) Unicenter
6 3 (3.85%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (3.85%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.85%) ARCserve
7 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 45 (57.69%) Citrix
3 34 (43.59%) AppSense
4 33 (42.31%) VMware
5 30 (38.46%) CA
6 18 (23.08%) McAfee
7 16 (20.51%) Sophos
7 16 (20.51%) Symantec
8 8 (10.26%) Cisco
9 7 (8.97%) HP
10 6 (7.69%) Remedy
11 3 (3.85%) NetApp
11 3 (3.85%) Varonis
12 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.56%) Altiris
12 2 (2.56%) Borland
12 2 (2.56%) Websense
12 2 (2.56%) EMC
13 1 (1.28%) Juniper
13 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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