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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 605 602 574
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing Lumension 43 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.046% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 12
Median daily rate £300 £277 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -14.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £160 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £277 £389
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -28.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 May 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 30 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 26 May 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 +7 38 £300 +3.98% 1
South East -11 11 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire 0 8 £475 +11.76%
London - 8 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £235 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £235 -
North East - 8 £235 -
Hook +5 5 £475 +11.76%
Scotland - 5 £300 -
Erskine - 5 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £300 -
Manchester -11 4 £280 +68.42%
North West -23 4 £280 +62.31%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 - -
East Midlands +11 2 £538 +94.04%
Derbyshire - 2 £538 -
Derby - 2 £538 -
Hereford - 2 - -
East of England +11 1 - -
Norfolk +1 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Norwich -8 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £280 -
Bristol - 1 £550 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £280 -
South West - 1 £550 -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 35 (51.47%) Intel Security
3 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
4 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
6 27 (39.71%) DV Cleared
7 24 (35.29%) VMware
8 22 (32.35%) SQL
8 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 19 (27.94%) SCCM
10 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.94%) HP
10 19 (27.94%) Symantec
11 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
13 15 (22.06%) Service Management
14 14 (20.59%) MSI
14 14 (20.59%) VBScript
14 14 (20.59%) ITIL
14 14 (20.59%) DHCP
14 14 (20.59%) DNS
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (19.12%) Oracle
15 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
15 13 (19.12%) Citrix
15 13 (19.12%) Firewall
16 12 (17.65%) AppSense

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) DHCP
1 14 (20.59%) DNS
2 13 (19.12%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
3 4 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) GIS
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MSI
2 5 (7.35%) InstallShield
2 5 (7.35%) WinDbg
3 4 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.41%) Military
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared DBA
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Dojo
2 4 (5.88%) GWT
2 4 (5.88%) J2EE
2 4 (5.88%) JSF
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
4 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.65%) Linux
6 10 (14.71%) Windows Vista
7 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.88%) Unix
10 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Service Management
2 14 (20.59%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 8 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) Security Management
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) ITSM
7 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Image Processing
8 4 (5.88%) Process Management
8 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 14 (20.59%) VBScript
4 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
6 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (4.41%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCNA
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) vSphere
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.29%) BitLocker
5 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.47%) XenApp
8 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) SCCM
2 11 (16.18%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (16.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (14.71%) WSUS
4 6 (8.82%) SCOM
5 5 (7.35%) Perfmon
6 4 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (5.88%) SCVMM
7 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Intel Security
2 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) VMware
4 19 (27.94%) HP
4 19 (27.94%) Symantec
5 13 (19.12%) Citrix
5 13 (19.12%) Oracle
6 12 (17.65%) AppSense
7 7 (10.29%) Sophos
8 5 (7.35%) Altiris
8 5 (7.35%) LANDesk
9 4 (5.88%) arcserve
9 4 (5.88%) Brocade
9 4 (5.88%) CA
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco
9 4 (5.88%) ESRI
9 4 (5.88%) Fujitsu
9 4 (5.88%) Google
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.88%) Remedy