The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 11 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 currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 529 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Lumension 51 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 38
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£450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +27.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.77 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +27.54%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23993 23758 26687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 47.39% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13413 12775 13419
Average daily rate £380 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +2.64%
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 1060 1245 1358
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lumension Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lumension
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lumension within the UK.

Lumension Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lumension
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Lumension Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lumension
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lumension within the UK.

Lumension Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lumension
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
England +12 48 £450 +89.47% 2
South East +1 26 £450 +70.61%
Hampshire -2 14 £450 +7.14%
North West -6 10 - - 1
Berkshire +4 9 £470 -
Hook +6 5 £463 +10.11%
London -4 2 £488 +275.00% 1
Reading - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £488 -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 87 (91.58%) Windows
2 77 (81.05%) Security Cleared
3 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
4 56 (58.95%) Citrix
5 55 (57.89%) Windows 7
6 50 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 45 (47.37%) VMware
8 36 (37.89%) SCCM
9 35 (36.84%) AppSense
10 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (34.74%) DV Cleared
12 32 (33.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (33.68%) Windows XP
13 31 (32.63%) Windows Vista
14 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
14 30 (31.58%) Blackberry
15 29 (30.53%) MS Office
16 28 (29.47%) McAfee
17 27 (28.42%) SLA
17 27 (28.42%) CA
17 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (27.37%) Sophos
18 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
19 25 (26.32%) ITIL
20 24 (25.26%) McAfee ePO
20 24 (25.26%) Software Deployment
21 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
22 19 (20.00%) UNIX
22 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
23 18 (18.95%) PowerShell

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.63%) Lync
5 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.16%) IIS
7 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.11%) Documentum
9 1 (1.05%) Drupal
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (30.53%) MS Office
2 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) SAN
2 11 (11.58%) Firewall
3 6 (6.32%) LAN
3 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 5 (5.26%) SMTP
4 5 (5.26%) Internet
4 5 (5.26%) ICMP
4 5 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 5 (5.26%) NAS
4 5 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (3.16%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) VPN
6 1 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.05%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Military
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 18 (18.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Support Specialist
5 6 (6.32%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Support
7 4 (4.21%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (2.11%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.05%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.26%) CESG
2 5 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 5 (5.26%) PKI
3 4 (4.21%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (91.58%) Windows
2 55 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (33.68%) Windows XP
5 31 (32.63%) Windows Vista
6 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (20.00%) UNIX
8 14 (14.74%) Linux
9 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (8.42%) Solaris
11 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.05%) AIX
12 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) ITIL
2 24 (25.26%) Software Deployment
3 13 (13.68%) Service Management
3 13 (13.68%) TQM
4 12 (12.63%) ITIL V3
5 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.42%) Change Management
8 7 (7.37%) CRM
8 7 (7.37%) Security Management
8 7 (7.37%) Information Security
9 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Software Distribution
10 5 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
12 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) VBScript
3 3 (3.16%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (81.05%) Security Cleared
2 50 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 33 (34.74%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.47%) MCP
4 9 (9.47%) MCSE
4 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.42%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) QA
3 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.79%) vSphere
5 12 (12.63%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.05%) XenApp
9 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 36 (37.89%) SCCM
2 24 (25.26%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (12.63%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.26%) WSUS
5 3 (3.16%) SCOM
5 3 (3.16%) MOM
5 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.11%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.05%) WMI
7 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 56 (58.95%) Citrix
3 45 (47.37%) VMware
4 35 (36.84%) AppSense
5 28 (29.47%) McAfee
6 27 (28.42%) CA
7 26 (27.37%) Sophos
8 13 (13.68%) Symantec
9 11 (11.58%) HP
10 7 (7.37%) Cisco
11 5 (5.26%) Sun
11 5 (5.26%) StorageTek
12 4 (4.21%) NetApp
13 3 (3.16%) Lotus
13 3 (3.16%) Remedy
13 3 (3.16%) LANDesk
13 3 (3.16%) Veeam
14 2 (2.11%) Varonis
14 2 (2.11%) Websense
14 2 (2.11%) Altiris
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