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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 540 509 503
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing Lumension 28 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.084% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £189 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £356 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £288 £440
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -34.65%
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
22230 21737 19047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 45.49% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12892 12225 10467
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 952 1005 1085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -17 24 £470 +63.47% 3
London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 64 (92.75%) Security Cleared
2 56 (81.16%) VMware
3 52 (75.36%) Windows
4 44 (63.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (62.32%) McAfee
6 41 (59.42%) DV Cleared
7 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
7 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
8 38 (55.07%) SQL
9 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (49.28%) PowerShell
11 26 (37.68%) Hyper-V
12 25 (36.23%) HP
13 24 (34.78%) Oracle
13 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
13 24 (34.78%) Windows Vista
14 23 (33.33%) Firewall
15 22 (31.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 19 (27.54%) Citrix
16 19 (27.54%) MSI
17 16 (23.19%) ITIL
17 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
17 16 (23.19%) XenApp
18 15 (21.74%) SCCM
18 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (21.74%) Sophos
18 15 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
19 14 (20.29%) AppSense
20 13 (18.84%) Wyse
20 13 (18.84%) PKI

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) X.400
5 1 (1.45%) X.500
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) SMTP
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) EDMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MSI
2 2 (2.90%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Build Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Team Leader
3 10 (14.49%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Data Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.45%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Regular Expression
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) PKI
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 44 (63.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Vista
4 12 (17.39%) Linux
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) UNIX
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.94%) Service Management
4 7 (10.14%) Validation
4 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.70%) Operations Management
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Line Management
7 4 (5.80%) High Availability
8 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.90%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.90%) Information Security
9 1 (1.45%) Data Security
9 1 (1.45%) Migration
9 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.45%) TQM
9 1 (1.45%) BCP
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.45%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 34 (49.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) VBScript
4 3 (4.35%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (92.75%) Security Cleared
2 41 (59.42%) DV Cleared
3 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (15.94%) MCP
5 11 (15.94%) MCSE
6 4 (5.80%) MCSA
6 4 (5.80%) MCITP
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (37.68%) Hyper-V
4 16 (23.19%) XenApp
5 13 (18.84%) XenDesktop
6 10 (14.49%) vSphere
7 8 (11.59%) Firmware
8 3 (4.35%) ProxySG
8 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.90%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 15 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (15.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.80%) SCOM
5 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
5 3 (4.35%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.90%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 56 (81.16%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) McAfee
3 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.23%) HP
5 24 (34.78%) Oracle
6 19 (27.54%) Citrix
7 15 (21.74%) Sophos
8 14 (20.29%) AppSense
9 13 (18.84%) Wyse
9 13 (18.84%) Dell
10 4 (5.80%) Cisco
10 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.80%) CA
11 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.35%) Symantec
11 3 (4.35%) Splunk
11 3 (4.35%) AlgoSec
11 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.45%) Brocade