The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 151 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing Lumension 5 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.38% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.87% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£173 £165 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £338 £463
% change year-on-year
+31.48% -27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lumension across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lumension across the North West region.

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lumension
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lumension across the North West region.

Lumension Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the North West 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
Manchester - 2 £166 -
Cumbria - - - -
Lumension
England

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (60.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Acronis
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Wyse

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (60.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse