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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lumension
Rank 589 631 589
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -42
Contract jobs citing Lumension 32 14 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.025% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 23
Median daily rate £300 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £299 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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
22570 23610 25221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.83% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13787 13866 14901
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 977 1228
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.15 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 20 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 9 December 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 +23 29 £323 +29.00% 3
London +28 18 £375 - 2
South East +23 6 £226 -9.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £235 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £235 -
Hampshire +16 2 £213 -28.69%
North East - 2 £460 -
Newport - 2 £213 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £460 -
South Wales - 2 £213 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £460 -
Wales - 2 £213 -
North West +6 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £213 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Lumension
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
4 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
6 22 (40.00%) Cisco
7 21 (38.18%) VMware
8 19 (34.55%) Symantec
8 19 (34.55%) Intel Security
9 17 (30.91%) ITIL
10 16 (29.09%) SCCM
11 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (23.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (23.64%) Citrix
13 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (18.18%) Change Management
14 10 (18.18%) vSphere
14 10 (18.18%) Skype for Business
15 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (16.36%) BitLocker
15 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
15 9 (16.36%) Degree
16 8 (14.55%) Linux
16 8 (14.55%) Security Management
16 8 (14.55%) Skype
16 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (14.55%) Skype
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (12.73%) DHCP
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) Internet
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
5 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (12.73%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Administrator
2 9 (16.36%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Phone
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Change Management
3 8 (14.55%) Security Management
4 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) Information Management
4 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.91%) Disk Encryption
5 6 (10.91%) Information Security
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.91%) Network Management
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
5 6 (10.91%) Service Design
6 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.45%) VBScript
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
2 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.45%) HND
6 3 (5.45%) MCSA
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.18%) vSphere
4 9 (16.36%) BitLocker
4 9 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.73%) XenApp
6 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
7 5 (9.09%) ProxySG
7 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 13 (23.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (10.91%) WSUS
5 5 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (7.27%) SCOrch
6 4 (7.27%) Simpana
7 3 (5.45%) SCOM
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) Cisco
3 21 (38.18%) VMware
4 19 (34.55%) Intel Security
4 19 (34.55%) Symantec
5 13 (23.64%) Citrix
6 7 (12.73%) Blue Coat
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.91%) Forcepoint
7 6 (10.91%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Veeam
8 5 (9.09%) AppSense
8 5 (9.09%) NetApp
9 4 (7.27%) Apple
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
10 3 (5.45%) HEAT Software
10 3 (5.45%) Wyse
11 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
11 2 (3.64%) Qualys
11 2 (3.64%) Splunk