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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 543 528 523
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Lumension 36 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 15
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£350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £138 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 23 £350 +7.69% 5
London -8 7 £400 +23.07%
East of England - - - -
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Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 84 (96.55%) Windows
2 76 (87.36%) Security Cleared
3 65 (74.71%) Microsoft
4 52 (59.77%) Windows 7
5 49 (56.32%) VMware
6 44 (50.57%) SC Cleared
7 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
8 37 (42.53%) Citrix
9 36 (41.38%) McAfee
10 35 (40.23%) MS Exchange
11 34 (39.08%) SCCM
12 33 (37.93%) ITIL
13 30 (34.48%) DV Cleared
14 28 (32.18%) Sophos
15 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (29.89%) Windows Vista
17 25 (28.74%) MS Office
17 25 (28.74%) AppSense
18 22 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (25.29%) Symantec
18 22 (25.29%) McAfee ePO
19 21 (24.14%) CA
20 20 (22.99%) SLA
20 20 (22.99%) Windows XP
20 20 (22.99%) vSphere
21 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
22 17 (19.54%) SAN
22 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 17 (19.54%) Blackberry

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 35 (40.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.20%) Lync
6 5 (5.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) Documentum
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (28.74%) MS Office
2 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.90%) MS Project
3 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) SAN
2 11 (12.64%) DNS
2 11 (12.64%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.90%) DHCP
3 6 (6.90%) VPN
4 5 (5.75%) VLAN
5 1 (1.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.15%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (8.05%) Legal
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Law
3 3 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Desktop Support
1 14 (16.09%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
5 6 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Security Specialist
6 5 (5.75%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.30%) Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.30%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.30%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.75%) JSP
3 4 (4.60%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.45%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Clustering
3 6 (6.90%) CESG
4 3 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) Statistics
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (96.55%) Windows
2 52 (59.77%) Windows 7
3 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Vista
5 20 (22.99%) Windows XP
6 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.20%) UNIX
8 8 (9.20%) Solaris
9 6 (6.90%) Linux
10 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) ITIL
2 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
3 13 (14.94%) Software Deployment
4 9 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.20%) Security Management
5 8 (9.20%) Information Security
6 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 6 (6.90%) TQM
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.75%) Information Management
7 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (5.75%) Validation
7 5 (5.75%) Software Distribution
7 5 (5.75%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.60%) Network Design
9 3 (3.45%) Change Management
9 3 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.60%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (87.36%) Security Cleared
2 44 (50.57%) SC Cleared
3 30 (34.48%) DV Cleared
4 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.34%) MCSE
6 6 (6.90%) MCP
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.45%) MCITP
8 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.99%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (22.99%) vSphere
5 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
6 10 (11.49%) XenDesktop
7 9 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (5.75%) Firmware
9 4 (4.60%) XenApp
9 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (39.08%) SCCM
2 22 (25.29%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (13.79%) Backup Exec
4 11 (12.64%) SCOM
5 10 (11.49%) SCDPM
6 8 (9.20%) SCVMM
6 8 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (6.90%) MOM
8 5 (5.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (5.75%) WSUS
9 4 (4.60%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (4.60%) HP SIM
9 4 (4.60%) Unicenter
9 4 (4.60%) ARCserve
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (3.45%) DatAdvantage
11 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (1.15%) Casper Suite
11 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) VMware
3 37 (42.53%) Citrix
4 36 (41.38%) McAfee
5 28 (32.18%) Sophos
6 25 (28.74%) AppSense
7 22 (25.29%) Symantec
8 21 (24.14%) CA
9 16 (18.39%) HP
10 14 (16.09%) Cisco
11 6 (6.90%) Remedy
12 5 (5.75%) EMC
13 3 (3.45%) Oracle
13 3 (3.45%) NetApp
13 3 (3.45%) Varonis
14 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.30%) Websense
15 1 (1.15%) Borland
15 1 (1.15%) Apple
15 1 (1.15%) Juniper