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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 630 639 597
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -42
Contract jobs citing Lumension 23 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.041% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.096% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 22
Median daily rate £213 £245 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £160 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £170 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 21 £234 +37.50% 1
London +1 7 - -
South East +11 6 £263 +54.41%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £200 -
North East - 6 £200 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £263 +7.14%
Milton Keynes +12 2 £263 +7.14%
Newport - 2 £213 -
Wales - 2 £213 -
South Wales - 2 £213 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 - -
Derbyshire +4 1 £525 -
Hampshire +1 1 £213 -49.40%
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £525 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £525 -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 56 (81.16%) Windows
2 44 (63.77%) Intel Security
3 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
5 32 (46.38%) Symantec
6 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
7 30 (43.48%) Windows Server
7 30 (43.48%) VMware
8 28 (40.58%) Citrix
9 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (31.88%) vSphere
12 21 (30.43%) SCCM
13 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
14 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
14 19 (27.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 19 (27.54%) DHCP
14 19 (27.54%) DNS
15 18 (26.09%) ITIL
16 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (23.19%) Security Management
16 16 (23.19%) McAfee ePO
17 13 (18.84%) DV Cleared
17 13 (18.84%) BitLocker
17 13 (18.84%) BPSS Clearance
17 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
17 13 (18.84%) HP
18 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
19 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DHCP
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
2 9 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.80%) SAN
5 4 (5.80%) Skype
5 4 (5.80%) SMTP
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MSI
2 5 (7.25%) InstallShield
2 5 (7.25%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Security Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Security Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (81.16%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.80%) Linux
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Security Management
3 11 (15.94%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.04%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.70%) Change Management
7 6 (8.70%) Information Security
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.25%) ITSM
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Threat Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) High Availability
10 3 (4.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.59%) VBScript
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (18.84%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 5 (7.25%) MCSE
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.35%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CCNA
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (14.49%) SLA
3 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.35%) QA
5 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) vSphere
3 13 (18.84%) BitLocker
4 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (11.59%) XenApp
7 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.80%) ProxySG
9 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) SCCM
2 19 (27.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 16 (23.19%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (14.49%) WSUS
5 8 (11.59%) SCOM
6 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (7.25%) Perfmon
8 4 (5.80%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (5.80%) SCOrch
8 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
8 4 (5.80%) Simpana
9 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Intel Security
2 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 32 (46.38%) Symantec
4 30 (43.48%) VMware
5 28 (40.58%) Citrix
6 13 (18.84%) HP
7 11 (15.94%) Cisco
8 10 (14.49%) AppSense
9 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 5 (7.25%) Altiris
10 5 (7.25%) Dell
10 5 (7.25%) LANDesk
10 5 (7.25%) NetApp
10 5 (7.25%) Trustwave
11 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.80%) Apple
11 4 (5.80%) Brocade
11 4 (5.80%) CA
11 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.80%) Remedy