The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lumension
UK
Rank 577 607 574
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Contract jobs citing Lumension 18 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.040% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.093% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 25
Median daily rate £450 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £258 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £450 £495
% change year-on-year
-27.11% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -32.20%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Lumension
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Lumension as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 17 £450 - 1
London +20 11 £475 - 1
South East +20 6 £328 -
Hampshire +11 6 £328 -
Hook 0 3 £470 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lumension also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Lumension.

1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 30 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
5 25 (54.35%) Cisco
6 18 (39.13%) ITIL
6 18 (39.13%) VMware
6 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (34.78%) Symantec
9 15 (32.61%) Firewall
10 14 (30.43%) Linux
11 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
11 13 (28.26%) Law
11 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (28.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
13 11 (23.91%) Network Management
13 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
13 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
13 11 (23.91%) HP
14 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
14 10 (21.74%) Service Design
15 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (15.22%) Internet
5 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) Skype
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.17%) DHCP
8 1 (2.17%) DNS
8 1 (2.17%) IPsec
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 13 (28.26%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (15.22%) Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.04%) CentOS
8 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
10 3 (6.52%) Android
10 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.91%) Network Management
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 10 (21.74%) Service Design
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
4 9 (19.57%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Information Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.04%) ITSM
7 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.70%) Information Security
8 4 (8.70%) Time Management
9 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) VBScript
4 3 (6.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 30 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) MCP
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.70%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) HND
6 3 (6.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (17.39%) BitLocker
5 7 (15.22%) ProxySG
6 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (17.39%) SCCM
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (13.04%) PowerCLI
5 5 (10.87%) WSUS
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) VMware
4 16 (34.78%) Symantec
5 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
6 11 (23.91%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
7 8 (17.39%) Splunk
8 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
9 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds
9 6 (13.04%) Veeam
10 4 (8.70%) Forcepoint
11 3 (6.52%) HEAT Software
12 2 (4.35%) Oracle
13 1 (2.17%) Sophos