The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lumension 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +32.25%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1266 913 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.41% 42.88% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 543 683
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% -23.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.70 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Lumension
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Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) WSUS
4 5 (62.50%) Software Packaging
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (62.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
7 1 (12.50%) Lync
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (62.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) MOM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos