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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 580 537 532
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -5
Contract jobs citing Lumension 23 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.091% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.093% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 26
Average daily rate
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£265 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.16% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £326 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £19.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £19.77
% change year-on-year
- +6.22%

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
24608 24229 23281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 45.10% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14439 13586 12400
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1044 1229
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.57 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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 20 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 2 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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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 -39 19 £277 -40.58% 5
South East -33 12 £425 -6.84% 1
Hampshire -6 7 £425 -5.55%
North West -22 5 £173 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £265 -21.48% 1
Milton Keynes +3 3 £265 -21.48% 1
Lancashire 0 3 £240 - 1
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Hook -5 2 £425 -8.10%
Manchester - 2 £166 -
Reading - 2 - -
Scotland 0 1 £300 - 1
East of England -8 1 £165 - 1
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £277 -
Blackpool - 1 £240 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £277 -
East Midlands - 1 £277 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £165 -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 46 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (75.86%) Windows
3 39 (67.24%) VMware
4 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
5 32 (55.17%) SQL
6 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
7 29 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
9 26 (44.83%) Citrix
10 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (41.38%) HP
12 22 (37.93%) McAfee
12 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (36.21%) Hyper-V
14 17 (29.31%) SCCM
15 15 (25.86%) XenApp
16 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
16 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
16 14 (24.14%) Wyse
16 14 (24.14%) Windows Vista
16 14 (24.14%) Oracle
17 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
17 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (22.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 13 (22.41%) AppSense
17 13 (22.41%) Firewall
17 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
17 13 (22.41%) vSphere
18 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
18 12 (20.69%) PKI

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Lync
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) NetScaler
3 9 (15.52%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) SAN
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) X.400
8 1 (1.72%) X.500
8 1 (1.72%) VPN
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
8 1 (1.72%) SMTP
8 1 (1.72%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.72%) Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.17%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MSI
2 3 (5.17%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.72%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Desktop Engineer
1 13 (22.41%) Security Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Support
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) ArcSight Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Security Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Vista
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) Linux
6 5 (8.62%) UNIX
7 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Service Management
2 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.90%) Software Deployment
3 4 (6.90%) CRM
3 4 (6.90%) Information Security
3 4 (6.90%) ITSM
3 4 (6.90%) Change Control
4 3 (5.17%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) Server Building
5 2 (3.45%) SDLC
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.45%) Release Management
5 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (1.72%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) SQL
2 28 (48.28%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) VB
3 4 (6.90%) VBA
4 3 (5.17%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (36.21%) Hyper-V
4 15 (25.86%) XenApp
5 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
6 13 (22.41%) vSphere
7 3 (5.17%) XenServer
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.72%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) SCCM
2 13 (22.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (12.07%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.90%) OVSD
4 4 (6.90%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (5.17%) Unicenter
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.17%) ARCserve
5 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.17%) EdgeSight
6 2 (3.45%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.45%) SCOM
6 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) VMware
2 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Citrix
4 24 (41.38%) HP
5 22 (37.93%) McAfee
6 14 (24.14%) Wyse
6 14 (24.14%) Oracle
7 13 (22.41%) AppSense
8 12 (20.69%) Dell
9 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
10 6 (10.34%) Symantec
11 5 (8.62%) NetApp
11 5 (8.62%) Acronis
12 4 (6.90%) ArcSight
12 4 (6.90%) Sophos
12 4 (6.90%) Cisco
13 3 (5.17%) CA
13 3 (5.17%) AlgoSec
13 3 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (5.17%) Splunk
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