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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 631 642 583
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -59
Contract jobs citing Lumension 30 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.084% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 16
Median daily rate £230 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £251 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £21.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.87

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
24291 25039 24680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 43.87% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 14758 13631
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 1074 1081
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £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 30 July 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 22 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 30 July 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 +25 26 £210 -47.50%
North East - 11 £170 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £170 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £170 -
London +4 7 £425 +6.25%
South East +9 6 £270 -2.52%
Scotland +5 4 £300 -
Berkshire -4 3 - -
Erskine - 3 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £300 -
Milton Keynes +10 2 £263 +2.94%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £263 +2.94%
Reading +5 2 - -
East of England +19 1 - -
Hertfordshire +14 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £525 +89.53%
Derby - 1 £525 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Derbyshire - 1 £525 -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 45 (61.64%) Intel Security
3 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
4 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
5 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
5 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (46.58%) VMware
7 28 (38.36%) Symantec
7 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
8 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (35.62%) Citrix
10 23 (31.51%) SCCM
10 23 (31.51%) DV Cleared
11 21 (28.77%) DNS
11 21 (28.77%) DHCP
12 20 (27.40%) vSphere
13 19 (26.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
14 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.29%) ITIL
15 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (21.92%) HP
16 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (21.92%) Security Management
17 15 (20.55%) SQL
17 15 (20.55%) VBScript
17 15 (20.55%) McAfee ePO
18 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
18 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared

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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) DHCP
1 21 (28.77%) DNS
2 11 (15.07%) Firewall
3 7 (9.59%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) SMTP
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.74%) Skype
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MSI
2 5 (6.85%) InstallShield
2 5 (6.85%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Security Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Administrator
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Security Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared DBA
6 5 (6.85%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Server Support
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Clustering
3 5 (6.85%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
4 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
6 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.59%) Windows Vista
8 6 (8.22%) Linux
9 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.74%) Unix
11 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 16 (21.92%) Security Management
3 12 (16.44%) Service Management
4 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
4 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.33%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.59%) Project Management
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.85%) Information Security
7 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
7 5 (6.85%) ITSM
7 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.85%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
1 15 (20.55%) VBScript
2 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.74%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) DV Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (12.33%) Degree
6 5 (6.85%) MCSE
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.11%) CCNA
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (13.70%) SLA
3 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.11%) QA
5 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.40%) vSphere
3 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.33%) BitLocker
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.22%) XenApp
7 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) SCCM
2 19 (26.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (20.55%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (13.70%) WSUS
5 8 (10.96%) SCOM
6 7 (9.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (6.85%) Perfmon
8 4 (5.48%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (5.48%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (5.48%) SCVMM
9 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.74%) Simpana
10 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Intel Security
2 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
3 34 (46.58%) VMware
4 28 (38.36%) Symantec
5 26 (35.62%) Citrix
6 16 (21.92%) HP
7 10 (13.70%) AppSense
8 6 (8.22%) Cisco
8 6 (8.22%) Oracle
9 5 (6.85%) Altiris
9 5 (6.85%) LANDesk
9 5 (6.85%) Trustwave
10 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.48%) arcserve
10 4 (5.48%) Brocade
10 4 (5.48%) CA
10 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.48%) Remedy
11 3 (4.11%) NetApp
11 3 (4.11%) Sophos