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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 597 613 573
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing Lumension 46 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.041% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.092% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 11
Median daily rate £280 £265 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -41.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £495 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £265 £456
% change year-on-year
-2.26% -41.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £18.28 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 - £21.00

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
24094 24945 23735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.52% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14800 14628 13358
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1106 1006
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 June 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 27 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 June 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 +15 40 £247 -10.83% 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £230 -
North East - 12 £230 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £230 -
London - 11 £363 -
South East -7 7 £280 -34.11% 1
Scotland -8 6 £300 -
Erskine - 5 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £300 -
Hampshire +5 4 £309 -27.35%
Manchester -7 4 £280 +68.42%
North West -14 4 £280 +62.31%
East Midlands +9 3 £525 +89.53%
Hook +3 3 £430 +1.17%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £525 -
Derby - 3 £525 -
Hereford - 2 - -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Reading -5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £280 -
Staines - 1 £280 -
Salford - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Intel Security
3 38 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (42.42%) VMware
6 24 (36.36%) Symantec
7 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 22 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
10 18 (27.27%) DNS
10 18 (27.27%) Citrix
10 18 (27.27%) DHCP
10 18 (27.27%) SQL
11 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
11 17 (25.76%) HP
11 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (25.76%) SCCM
12 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
13 15 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (22.73%) VBScript
14 14 (21.21%) Service Management
14 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (21.21%) vSphere
15 13 (19.70%) Firewall
15 13 (19.70%) MSI
16 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (18.18%) MS Excel

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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) DHCP
1 18 (27.27%) DNS
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) SMTP
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MSI
2 5 (7.58%) InstallShield
2 5 (7.58%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared DBA
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Dojo
2 1 (1.52%) GWT
2 1 (1.52%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) JSF
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.03%) Unix
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Service Management
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Security Management
4 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.12%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) ITSM
8 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.58%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.06%) Database Tuning
9 4 (6.06%) High Availability
9 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (4.55%) Information Security
11 2 (3.03%) Migration
11 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (22.73%) VBScript
4 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
6 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (4.55%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.55%) CCNA
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) vSphere
4 7 (10.61%) BitLocker
4 7 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) SCCM
2 15 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (16.67%) WSUS
4 9 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (10.61%) SCOM
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (7.58%) Perfmon
7 4 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Intel Security
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (42.42%) VMware
4 24 (36.36%) Symantec
5 18 (27.27%) Citrix
6 17 (25.76%) HP
7 9 (13.64%) Oracle
8 8 (12.12%) AppSense
9 5 (7.58%) Altiris
9 5 (7.58%) LANDesk
10 4 (6.06%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.06%) arcserve
10 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.06%) Brocade
10 4 (6.06%) CA
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco
10 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 4 (6.06%) Remedy
10 4 (6.06%) Sophos
10 4 (6.06%) Trustwave