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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 130 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lumension 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% - 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1216 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.87% 43.23% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 554 686
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 107
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Lumension Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Lumension
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) CA
1 19 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 19 (100.00%) AppSense
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 19 (100.00%) SCCM
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
2 16 (84.21%) Software Deployment
2 16 (84.21%) MS Office
2 16 (84.21%) SLA
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) TQM
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Desktop Support
1 15 (78.95%) Support Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Deployment
2 7 (36.84%) TQM
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) CA
1 19 (100.00%) AppSense
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft