The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 252 225 220
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Lumension 12 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.60% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
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£277 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.44% +89.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.87 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.65%
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4525 4312 4144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.86% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2560 2130 2055
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 242 320
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.49 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £42.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lumension
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Lumension Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -11 5 £600 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £255 -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Lumension
England

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) VMware
4 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
5 19 (65.52%) SQL
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (58.62%) PowerShell
6 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
7 15 (51.72%) HP
7 15 (51.72%) McAfee
8 14 (48.28%) Citrix
9 13 (44.83%) SCCM
9 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Vista
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
11 10 (34.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (27.59%) Oracle
12 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
12 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (27.59%) vSphere
13 7 (24.14%) XenApp
14 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
14 6 (20.69%) IIS
14 6 (20.69%) MS Office
15 5 (17.24%) Firewall
15 5 (17.24%) ITIL
15 5 (17.24%) Windows 7

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) X.400
5 1 (3.45%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
2 3 (10.34%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) ArcSight Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
1 3 (10.34%) Software Packaging
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Vista
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Change Control
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
2 3 (10.34%) ITSM
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security
2 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (27.59%) vSphere
5 7 (24.14%) XenApp
6 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
7 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 10 (34.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) ARCserve
3 3 (10.34%) Unicenter
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.34%) OVSD
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.34%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.45%) WMI
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) HP
3 15 (51.72%) McAfee
4 14 (48.28%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) Wyse
6 4 (13.79%) AppSense
7 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
7 3 (10.34%) CA
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) SAP