The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 554 482 516
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +34
Contract jobs citing Lumension 36 21 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 48
Average daily rate £306 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.02% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lumension
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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 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 21 £338 -22.41% 1
North West -5 12 £165 -5.71% 2
London -22 2 £269 -23.21%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Citrix
3 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
4 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
5 29 (59.18%) VMware
6 28 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
8 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (44.90%) AppSense
10 21 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (42.86%) ITIL
11 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
11 18 (36.73%) Service Management
11 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
11 18 (36.73%) SCCM
12 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
13 15 (30.61%) McAfee
13 15 (30.61%) Linux
13 15 (30.61%) Windows XP
13 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
14 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
14 14 (28.57%) MS Office
15 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
15 13 (26.53%) UNIX
15 13 (26.53%) CA
15 13 (26.53%) SLA
15 13 (26.53%) DV Cleared
15 13 (26.53%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.29%) Lync
5 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.04%) Drupal
7 1 (2.04%) IIS
7 1 (2.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) NAS
3 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
3 5 (10.20%) ICMP
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) SMTP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) StarTeam
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Desktop Support
3 9 (18.37%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix Support
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
8 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Support
9 3 (6.12%) IT Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) CESG
3 5 (10.20%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.20%) PKI
4 4 (8.16%) Replication
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 15 (30.61%) Linux
4 15 (30.61%) Windows XP
5 13 (26.53%) UNIX
6 12 (24.49%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Service Management
3 12 (24.49%) Software Deployment
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 7 (14.29%) TQM
6 7 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.04%) Validation
9 1 (2.04%) Network Design
9 1 (2.04%) ITSM
9 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.04%) SIEM
9 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) Perl
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (55.10%) SC Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) DV Cleared
4 9 (18.37%) MCSE
4 9 (18.37%) MCP
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
2 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.41%) vSphere
5 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
5 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) XenApp
8 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) SCCM
2 13 (26.53%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (22.45%) SCOM
4 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
4 9 (18.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Citrix
2 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 29 (59.18%) VMware
4 22 (44.90%) AppSense
5 15 (30.61%) McAfee
6 13 (26.53%) CA
7 11 (22.45%) Sophos
8 9 (18.37%) NetApp
8 9 (18.37%) Symantec
9 8 (16.33%) HP
10 5 (10.20%) StorageTek
10 5 (10.20%) Sun
11 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
11 3 (6.12%) Veeam
12 2 (4.08%) Cisco
13 1 (2.04%) Altiris
13 1 (2.04%) Websense
13 1 (2.04%) Reuters
13 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
13 1 (2.04%) Borland