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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 573 566 560
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Lumension 40 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.035% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.074% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 25
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +111.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £21.25

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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

Lumension Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Lumension
Top 11 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 18 September 2014. 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 -9 38 £400 +23.07% 7
South East +6 16 £403 +23.84% 4
Hampshire - 11 £403 - 1
Berkshire +6 4 £400 -
Reading - 3 £400 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bridgend - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 80 (93.02%) Windows
2 72 (83.72%) Security Cleared
3 63 (73.26%) Microsoft
4 60 (69.77%) Windows 7
5 49 (56.98%) Citrix
6 42 (48.84%) SC Cleared
7 41 (47.67%) SCCM
8 39 (45.35%) AppSense
9 36 (41.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (41.86%) Windows Vista
10 33 (38.37%) VMware
10 33 (38.37%) CA
10 33 (38.37%) MS Office
11 32 (37.21%) Windows XP
12 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
13 29 (33.72%) Blackberry
14 28 (32.56%) SLA
15 26 (30.23%) DV Cleared
16 25 (29.07%) Software Deployment
17 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (24.42%) MS Exchange
19 19 (22.09%) ITIL
20 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
20 18 (20.93%) McAfee
20 18 (20.93%) Symantec
21 17 (19.77%) Sophos
22 15 (17.44%) McAfee ePO
23 14 (16.28%) vSphere
24 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
24 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (24.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Lync
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.81%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Documentum
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (38.37%) MS Office
2 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) SAN
2 7 (8.14%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) Firewall
4 3 (3.49%) VPN
5 2 (2.33%) DHCP
5 2 (2.33%) VLAN
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.16%) IPsec
6 1 (1.16%) LAN
6 1 (1.16%) VoIP
6 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Military
3 2 (2.33%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Desktop Support
2 22 (25.58%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Security Specialist
6 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Environment Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.33%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.81%) JSP
3 4 (4.65%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) GIS
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (93.02%) Windows
2 60 (69.77%) Windows 7
3 36 (41.86%) Windows Vista
4 32 (37.21%) Windows XP
5 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
8 8 (9.30%) Solaris
9 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Software Deployment
2 19 (22.09%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) TQM
3 8 (9.30%) Security Management
3 8 (9.30%) Information Security
4 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.81%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (5.81%) Software Distribution
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.49%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.33%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Information Management
8 2 (2.33%) Validation
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (1.16%) Service Management
9 1 (1.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.98%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) VBScript
4 3 (3.49%) VB
5 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (83.72%) Security Cleared
2 42 (48.84%) SC Cleared
3 26 (30.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.56%) SLA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.28%) vSphere
4 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (13.95%) XenDesktop
6 8 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (5.81%) XenApp
8 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (47.67%) SCCM
2 15 (17.44%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.98%) MOM
5 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (5.81%) WSUS
5 5 (5.81%) SCOM
6 4 (4.65%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.49%) Unicenter
7 3 (3.49%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (3.49%) HP SIM
7 3 (3.49%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.49%) ARCserve
8 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (73.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.98%) Citrix
3 39 (45.35%) AppSense
4 33 (38.37%) VMware
4 33 (38.37%) CA
5 18 (20.93%) Symantec
5 18 (20.93%) McAfee
6 17 (19.77%) Sophos
7 9 (10.47%) Cisco
8 7 (8.14%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) Remedy
10 3 (3.49%) NetApp
10 3 (3.49%) Varonis
11 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.33%) Altiris
11 2 (2.33%) Borland
11 2 (2.33%) Websense
11 2 (2.33%) EMC
12 1 (1.16%) Juniper
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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