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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 566 561 533
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing Lumension 41 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.033% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.071% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £144 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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 +4 41 £350 +7.69% 11
South East - 32 £350 - 7
Hampshire - 17 £360 - 4
Hook - 13 £323 - 2
London -5 7 £400 +23.07% 2
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 86 (96.63%) Windows
2 76 (85.39%) Security Cleared
3 56 (62.92%) Microsoft
4 51 (57.30%) VMware
4 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (50.56%) Windows 7
5 45 (50.56%) McAfee
6 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
7 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
8 36 (40.45%) ITIL
8 36 (40.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
10 31 (34.83%) DV Cleared
10 31 (34.83%) Windows Vista
10 31 (34.83%) SCCM
11 29 (32.58%) Citrix
11 29 (32.58%) Sophos
12 24 (26.97%) Symantec
12 24 (26.97%) HP
12 24 (26.97%) PowerShell
13 23 (25.84%) McAfee ePO
14 22 (24.72%) MS Office
14 22 (24.72%) Service Delivery
15 20 (22.47%) Firewall
15 20 (22.47%) SQL
16 19 (21.35%) AppSense
16 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (20.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 18 (20.22%) SLA
17 18 (20.22%) CA

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.99%) Lync
6 4 (4.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) Documentum
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Office
2 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.74%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) Firewall
2 16 (17.98%) SAN
3 11 (12.36%) DNS
4 6 (6.74%) DHCP
4 6 (6.74%) VPN
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.62%) VLAN
6 1 (1.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MSI
2 2 (2.25%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (7.87%) Legal
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.62%) Law
3 3 (3.37%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Desktop Support
3 10 (11.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Build Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (5.62%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.37%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.25%) Applications Packager
10 2 (2.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.62%) JSP
3 3 (3.37%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) CESG
4 3 (3.37%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.25%) GIS
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (96.63%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (50.56%) Windows 7
4 31 (34.83%) Windows Vista
5 17 (19.10%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.11%) Linux
8 6 (6.74%) Solaris
8 6 (6.74%) UNIX
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) ITIL
2 22 (24.72%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.36%) Software Deployment
4 10 (11.24%) ITIL V3
5 9 (10.11%) Service Management
6 6 (6.74%) Security Management
6 6 (6.74%) Validation
6 6 (6.74%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (5.62%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (5.62%) Software Distribution
7 5 (5.62%) Information Management
8 4 (4.49%) Network Design
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security
8 4 (4.49%) Change Management
8 4 (4.49%) TQM
8 4 (4.49%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) PowerShell
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 10 (11.24%) VBScript
4 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (85.39%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 31 (34.83%) DV Cleared
4 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (13.48%) MCSE
6 9 (10.11%) MCP
7 3 (3.37%) MCITP
7 3 (3.37%) MCSA
7 3 (3.37%) CCNA
7 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
2 36 (40.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.61%) vSphere
6 8 (8.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (7.87%) Firmware
8 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
9 5 (5.62%) XenApp
10 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (34.83%) SCCM
2 23 (25.84%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (16.85%) Backup Exec
4 12 (13.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (12.36%) SCOM
6 10 (11.24%) SCDPM
7 8 (8.99%) SCVMM
7 8 (8.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (7.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (6.74%) MOM
10 5 (5.62%) WSUS
11 3 (3.37%) Unicenter
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (3.37%) ARCserve
11 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (3.37%) HP SIM
11 3 (3.37%) DatAdvantage
12 1 (1.12%) Casper Suite
12 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 51 (57.30%) VMware
3 45 (50.56%) McAfee
4 29 (32.58%) Sophos
4 29 (32.58%) Citrix
5 24 (26.97%) HP
5 24 (26.97%) Symantec
6 19 (21.35%) AppSense
7 18 (20.22%) CA
8 14 (15.73%) Cisco
9 12 (13.48%) Oracle
10 6 (6.74%) Remedy
11 5 (5.62%) EMC
12 3 (3.37%) NetApp
12 3 (3.37%) Varonis
13 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.25%) Websense
14 1 (1.12%) Borland
14 1 (1.12%) Apple
14 1 (1.12%) Juniper
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