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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lumension
Rank 563 550 528
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing Lumension 38 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.039% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.084% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 23
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 £179 £140 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1246 1152 1307
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 17 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 30 October 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 -15 36 £350 +7.69% 5
South East +2 23 £350 +7.69% 5
Hampshire - 11 £360 - 1
London -8 7 £400 +23.07%
Hook - 6 £323 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
City of London +23 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 89 (96.74%) Windows
2 79 (85.87%) Security Cleared
3 68 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 57 (61.96%) Windows 7
5 49 (53.26%) VMware
6 47 (51.09%) SC Cleared
7 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (44.57%) Citrix
9 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
9 37 (40.22%) SCCM
10 36 (39.13%) McAfee
11 35 (38.04%) MS Exchange
12 33 (35.87%) ITIL
13 30 (32.61%) AppSense
13 30 (32.61%) DV Cleared
14 29 (31.52%) Windows Vista
15 28 (30.43%) MS Office
15 28 (30.43%) Sophos
16 27 (29.35%) Microsoft App-V
16 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (26.09%) Symantec
17 24 (26.09%) CA
18 23 (25.00%) SLA
18 23 (25.00%) Windows XP
19 22 (23.91%) McAfee ePO
20 20 (21.74%) vSphere
20 20 (21.74%) Blackberry
21 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
22 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
22 17 (18.48%) SAN

Lumension
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (38.04%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.70%) Lync
6 5 (5.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) Documentum
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (30.43%) MS Office
2 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.52%) MS Project
3 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) SAN
2 11 (11.96%) Firewall
2 11 (11.96%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.52%) DHCP
3 6 (6.52%) VPN
4 5 (5.43%) VLAN
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.17%) MSI
3 1 (1.09%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (7.61%) Legal
2 5 (5.43%) Law
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Desktop Support
1 17 (18.48%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Technician
5 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.26%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.17%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.43%) JSP
3 4 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.26%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) CESG
4 3 (3.26%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 89 (96.74%) Windows
2 57 (61.96%) Windows 7
3 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (31.52%) Windows Vista
5 23 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.70%) UNIX
8 8 (8.70%) Solaris
9 6 (6.52%) Linux
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) ITIL
2 16 (17.39%) Software Deployment
3 14 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.78%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.70%) Information Security
5 8 (8.70%) Security Management
6 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.52%) Service Management
6 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) TQM
7 5 (5.43%) Information Management
7 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (5.43%) Validation
7 5 (5.43%) Software Distribution
7 5 (5.43%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Network Design
9 3 (3.26%) Change Management
9 3 (3.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.04%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) VBScript
4 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 79 (85.87%) Security Cleared
2 47 (51.09%) SC Cleared
3 30 (32.61%) DV Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.78%) MCSE
6 6 (6.52%) MCP
7 3 (3.26%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.26%) MCITP
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.74%) vSphere
4 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (6.52%) XenApp
8 5 (5.43%) Firmware
9 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (40.22%) SCCM
2 22 (23.91%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (13.04%) Backup Exec
4 11 (11.96%) SCOM
5 10 (10.87%) SCDPM
6 8 (8.70%) SCVMM
6 8 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (7.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (6.52%) MOM
9 5 (5.43%) WSUS
10 4 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (4.35%) HP SIM
10 4 (4.35%) Unicenter
10 4 (4.35%) ARCserve
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (3.26%) DatAdvantage
12 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (1.09%) Casper Suite
12 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 49 (53.26%) VMware
3 41 (44.57%) Citrix
4 36 (39.13%) McAfee
5 30 (32.61%) AppSense
6 28 (30.43%) Sophos
7 24 (26.09%) Symantec
7 24 (26.09%) CA
8 16 (17.39%) HP
9 14 (15.22%) Cisco
10 6 (6.52%) Remedy
11 5 (5.43%) EMC
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle
12 3 (3.26%) NetApp
12 3 (3.26%) Varonis
13 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.17%) Websense
14 1 (1.09%) Borland
14 1 (1.09%) Apple
14 1 (1.09%) Juniper
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