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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 605 574 561
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing Lumension 19 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.081% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.086% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 5
Average daily rate £330 £490 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £323 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £490 £338
% change year-on-year
-32.65% +45.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lumension within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Lumension Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Lumension
Top 25 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -49 18 £450 - 2
South East -32 6 £170 -61.14%
London +9 5 - - 1
East of England +3 4 £450 -30.76% 1
North West - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Chorley - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Basingstoke +1 1 - -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Norwich -7 1 - -
Wales -8 1 £210 -30.00%
Reading -9 1 - -
Norfolk -11 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - -
South Wales -14 1 £210 -30.00%
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £170 -
Newport - 1 £210 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £170 -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
7 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) DHCP
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle
9 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 10 (25.64%) VMware
9 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (25.64%) Acronis
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.08%) MS Office
11 8 (20.51%) HP
11 8 (20.51%) SCCM
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
12 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.95%) Linux
12 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.38%) Citrix
13 6 (15.38%) vSphere
14 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
14 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
14 5 (12.82%) Intel Security

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) ArcGIS
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) GIS
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
1 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.26%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.13%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Desktop Support
2 10 (25.64%) Network Support
2 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Dojo
1 4 (10.26%) GWT
1 4 (10.26%) J2EE
1 4 (10.26%) JSF
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.13%) Unix
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
1 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Image Processing
2 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Process Management
2 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Service Management
2 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
3 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (2.56%) Defect Management
4 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) BitLocker
5 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.69%) Unicenter
4 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Acronis
2 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) AppSense
5 5 (12.82%) Intel Security
5 5 (12.82%) Sophos
6 4 (10.26%) ESRI
6 4 (10.26%) Fujitsu
6 4 (10.26%) Google
7 3 (7.69%) arcserve
7 3 (7.69%) Brocade
7 3 (7.69%) CA
8 2 (5.13%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco
9 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds