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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lumension
UK
Rank 569 596 574
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing Lumension 26 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.044% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 16
Median daily rate £328 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £170 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -

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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 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 14 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 17 January 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 +18 25 £328 +19.70% 1
London +20 16 £375 - 1
South East +13 6 £235 +11.90%
Hampshire +13 3 £328 +19.70%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £235 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £235 -
North West +15 1 - -
Hook +9 1 £328 +19.70%
East of England +3 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (66.67%) Windows
3 26 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (45.24%) Cisco
7 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
8 13 (30.95%) ITIL
8 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 12 (28.57%) Symantec
10 11 (26.19%) Intel Security
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.19%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (23.81%) SCCM
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 8 (19.05%) Linux
13 8 (19.05%) Firewall
14 7 (16.67%) Change Management
14 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
14 7 (16.67%) Law
14 7 (16.67%) Internet
14 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
14 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
14 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (16.67%) Information Management
14 7 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

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 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) Skype
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (2.38%) IPsec
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 7 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
1 8 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) CESG
2 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Change Management
2 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.67%) Information Management
2 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 6 (14.29%) Service Design
4 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (9.52%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Server Building
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
2 26 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) HND
4 3 (7.14%) MCSA
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 5 (11.90%) ProxySG
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
6 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.14%) XenApp
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (11.90%) WSUS
5 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.76%) Simpana
7 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) Symantec
5 11 (26.19%) Intel Security
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (14.29%) Forcepoint
7 6 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) Veeam
8 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.14%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) HEAT Software
10 2 (4.76%) Apple
10 2 (4.76%) AppSense
10 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.76%) Dell
10 2 (4.76%) Juniper
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle
10 2 (4.76%) Splunk