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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 568 517 536
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +19
Contract jobs citing Lumension 19 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.10% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.23% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £369 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £492 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
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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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -39 13 £277 -38.44%
East of England -6 3 £475 -
London -1 1 £400 -3.90% 1
South West -9 1 £400 -1.23%
East Midlands - 1 £277 -
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (70.00%) VMware
4 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (52.50%) Citrix
7 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
8 19 (47.50%) SCCM
9 17 (42.50%) HP
9 17 (42.50%) SQL
10 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (32.50%) ITIL
12 13 (32.50%) McAfee
12 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
13 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
15 10 (25.00%) vSphere
15 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
16 9 (22.50%) MS Office
16 9 (22.50%) Service Management
17 8 (20.00%) Firewall
17 8 (20.00%) DNS
17 8 (20.00%) SQL Server

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (20.00%) IIS
5 6 (15.00%) Lync
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) X.400
5 1 (2.50%) X.500
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (7.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) ArcSight Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
2 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (10.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
7 5 (12.50%) UNIX
7 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) ITSM
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.50%) BCP
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (7.50%) VBA
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.00%) vSphere
5 7 (17.50%) XenApp
6 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (7.50%) ProxySG
8 3 (7.50%) XenServer
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
9 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (10.00%) WSUS
4 4 (10.00%) ARCserve
4 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.00%) Unicenter
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.00%) OVSD
5 3 (7.50%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (7.50%) EdgeSight
5 3 (7.50%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
6 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.00%) SCSM
6 2 (5.00%) SCOM
6 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (52.50%) Citrix
4 17 (42.50%) HP
5 13 (32.50%) McAfee
6 8 (20.00%) Symantec
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 5 (12.50%) Dell
8 5 (12.50%) NetApp
8 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
9 4 (10.00%) Wyse
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (10.00%) CA
10 3 (7.50%) Sophos
10 3 (7.50%) AppSense
10 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
10 3 (7.50%) Brocade
10 3 (7.50%) Splunk
10 3 (7.50%) AlgoSec