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 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 Lumension Security, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 550 539 520
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing Lumension 30 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.072% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 12
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£438 £306 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £219 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £359 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £338 £463
% change year-on-year
+31.48% -27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -
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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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2015.

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 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
South East -21 20 £438 +29.62% 3
North West -23 5 £173 +4.54%
East of England - 4 £575 -
London - - - - 1
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 52 (78.79%) VMware
3 49 (74.24%) Windows
4 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 40 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (59.09%) McAfee
6 38 (57.58%) SQL
6 38 (57.58%) DV Cleared
7 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
8 34 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (48.48%) PowerShell
10 26 (39.39%) HP
11 23 (34.85%) Oracle
12 22 (33.33%) Firewall
12 22 (33.33%) Windows Vista
13 21 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 21 (31.82%) Hyper-V
14 20 (30.30%) Citrix
15 17 (25.76%) MSI
15 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
16 15 (22.73%) XenApp
17 14 (21.21%) SCCM
17 14 (21.21%) Wyse
17 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (19.70%) Dell
18 13 (19.70%) AppSense
18 13 (19.70%) PKI
18 13 (19.70%) XenDesktop
18 13 (19.70%) vSphere
18 13 (19.70%) NetScaler

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) NetScaler
3 6 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) DNS
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) X.400
7 1 (1.52%) X.500
7 1 (1.52%) VPN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) SMTP
7 1 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.52%) Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) EDMS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 11 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Security Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Data Consultant
9 1 (1.52%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
1 4 (6.06%) XML
1 4 (6.06%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) PKI
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.61%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (6.06%) Validation
4 4 (6.06%) High Availability
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.55%) Line Management
5 3 (4.55%) Change Management
5 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.03%) Information Security
6 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.52%) SIEM
7 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.52%) Boundary Protection
7 1 (1.52%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.52%) Migration
7 1 (1.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 32 (48.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 38 (57.58%) DV Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.12%) MCSE
6 6 (9.09%) MCP
7 4 (6.06%) MCITP
7 4 (6.06%) MCSA
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 15 (22.73%) XenApp
5 13 (19.70%) XenDesktop
5 13 (19.70%) vSphere
6 4 (6.06%) Firmware
7 3 (4.55%) ProxySG
7 3 (4.55%) XenServer
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (21.21%) SCCM
3 12 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (10.61%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.06%) SCOM
6 3 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.55%) EdgeSight
6 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.03%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.03%) ARCserve
7 2 (3.03%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.52%) WMI
8 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) VMware
2 39 (59.09%) McAfee
3 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
4 26 (39.39%) HP
5 23 (34.85%) Oracle
6 20 (30.30%) Citrix
7 14 (21.21%) Wyse
8 13 (19.70%) Dell
8 13 (19.70%) AppSense
9 10 (15.15%) Sophos
10 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 6 (9.09%) Symantec
11 4 (6.06%) Cisco
12 3 (4.55%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.55%) Splunk
12 3 (4.55%) AlgoSec
12 3 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
13 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
13 2 (3.03%) CA
13 2 (3.03%) Acronis