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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lumension
Rank 606 560 551
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -9
Contract jobs citing Lumension 22 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.099% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £491 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £21.87 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.87 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.65%

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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 19 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 3 August 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 -41 19 £400 -11.11% 3
South East -32 13 £277 -38.44%
Hampshire -14 6 £600 +33.33%
Milton Keynes - 5 £255 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £255 -
East of England +4 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire -4 3 £475 -
Reading -6 2 - -
Berkshire -8 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £400 -
Scotland -5 1 £300 -
South West -7 1 £400 -1.23%
Hook -7 1 - -
City of London -14 1 £400 -17.94% 2
London -17 1 £400 -3.90% 3
East Midlands - 1 £277 -
Northampton - 1 £277 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £277 -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Security Cleared
3 34 (66.67%) VMware
4 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
6 27 (52.94%) DV Cleared
7 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (49.02%) Citrix
9 22 (43.14%) SQL
9 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
10 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 21 (41.18%) SCCM
11 20 (39.22%) HP
12 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
13 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
13 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
13 16 (31.37%) ITIL
14 15 (29.41%) McAfee
15 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
16 13 (25.49%) DHCP
16 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (23.53%) vSphere
17 12 (23.53%) Service Management
18 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
19 10 (19.61%) XenApp
19 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (19.61%) Dell
19 10 (19.61%) MS Office

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
3 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.69%) Lync
4 8 (15.69%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) DHCP
2 10 (19.61%) DNS
3 9 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.80%) SAN
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) X.400
8 1 (1.96%) X.500
8 1 (1.96%) SMTP
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.88%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MSI
1 4 (7.84%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 9 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) ArcSight Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Regular Expression
2 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.84%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 6 (11.76%) PKI
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 5 (9.80%) UNIX
7 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.84%) Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Service Management
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.84%) Change Control
5 4 (7.84%) Software Deployment
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) ITSM
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
8 1 (1.96%) BCP
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
1 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) VB
3 4 (7.84%) VBA
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 12 (23.53%) vSphere
4 10 (19.61%) XenApp
5 8 (15.69%) XenDesktop
6 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.84%) DFS Replication
8 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
8 4 (7.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
9 3 (5.88%) XenServer
10 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.84%) WSUS
4 4 (7.84%) ARCserve
4 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.84%) Unicenter
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (7.84%) OVSD
4 4 (7.84%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (5.88%) EdgeSight
5 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.88%) HP SIM
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.92%) SCSM
6 2 (3.92%) SCOM
6 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) VMware
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 25 (49.02%) Citrix
4 20 (39.22%) HP
5 15 (29.41%) McAfee
6 10 (19.61%) Dell
7 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
8 8 (15.69%) Symantec
8 8 (15.69%) ArcSight
8 8 (15.69%) Wyse
9 7 (13.73%) AppSense
10 5 (9.80%) NetApp
10 5 (9.80%) Acronis
11 4 (7.84%) Cisco
11 4 (7.84%) CA
12 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 3 (5.88%) Brocade
12 3 (5.88%) Splunk
12 3 (5.88%) Sophos
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