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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 553 551 541
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Lumension 48 24 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.096% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 36
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£410 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £475 £385
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -

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
25627 24987 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.26% 46.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13806 13878
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1083 1115 1388
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 2014.

Lumension Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Lumension
Top 15 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 20 August 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 -1 46 £410 +41.37% 3
South East +13 21 £450 +46.34% 3
North West 0 13 £155 -
Hampshire -5 12 £450 +55.17% 1
Berkshire +10 7 £400 -
Hook -2 4 £463 +59.48%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £400 -
Warrington - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 90 (93.75%) Windows
2 82 (85.42%) Security Cleared
3 64 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 62 (64.58%) Windows 7
5 59 (61.46%) Citrix
6 54 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 45 (46.88%) SCCM
8 43 (44.79%) AppSense
9 40 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 40 (41.67%) Windows Vista
10 36 (37.50%) VMware
10 36 (37.50%) Blackberry
10 36 (37.50%) Windows XP
11 35 (36.46%) CA
12 34 (35.42%) MS Office
13 32 (33.33%) SLA
14 31 (32.29%) DV Cleared
15 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (30.21%) Software Deployment
15 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
16 24 (25.00%) Sophos
16 24 (25.00%) McAfee
17 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
18 22 (22.92%) ITIL
19 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (21.88%) McAfee ePO
20 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
21 16 (16.67%) UNIX
22 14 (14.58%) Symantec
22 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (10.42%) Lync
5 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
7 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.08%) Documentum
9 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (35.42%) MS Office
2 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Quicktime
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 7 (7.29%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) ICMP
4 3 (3.13%) LAN
4 3 (3.13%) VoIP
4 3 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) SMTP
4 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.13%) NAS
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.04%) IPsec
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.04%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Desktop Support
3 23 (23.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 23 (23.96%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Architect
5 6 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Security Specialist
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Deskside Support
8 3 (3.13%) Environment Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.21%) JSP
3 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.17%) CESG
3 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) GIS
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (93.75%) Windows
2 62 (64.58%) Windows 7
3 40 (41.67%) Windows Vista
4 36 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (16.67%) UNIX
7 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (9.38%) Linux
10 8 (8.33%) Solaris
11 2 (2.08%) VMS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Software Deployment
2 22 (22.92%) ITIL
3 12 (12.50%) TQM
4 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.42%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.33%) Security Management
5 8 (8.33%) Information Security
6 7 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.29%) Service Management
7 6 (6.25%) Change Management
8 5 (5.21%) CRM
8 5 (5.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (5.21%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (5.21%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.13%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.08%) Validation
10 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.29%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.04%) VB
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 82 (85.42%) Security Cleared
2 54 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 31 (32.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) MCP
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 40 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
3 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.50%) vSphere
5 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.13%) XenApp
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (46.88%) SCCM
2 21 (21.88%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 7 (7.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (5.21%) WSUS
6 3 (3.13%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.13%) SCOM
6 3 (3.13%) MOM
6 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.13%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.04%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.04%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 64 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 59 (61.46%) Citrix
3 43 (44.79%) AppSense
4 36 (37.50%) VMware
5 35 (36.46%) CA
6 24 (25.00%) McAfee
6 24 (25.00%) Sophos
7 14 (14.58%) Symantec
8 7 (7.29%) HP
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco
9 3 (3.13%) Remedy
9 3 (3.13%) NetApp
9 3 (3.13%) StorageTek
9 3 (3.13%) Lotus
9 3 (3.13%) Sun
9 3 (3.13%) Varonis
10 2 (2.08%) Websense
10 2 (2.08%) Altiris
10 2 (2.08%) Borland
10 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint