The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Lumension products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lumension over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Lumension
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 605 574
Rank change year-on-year +45 -31  
Contract jobs citing Lumension 16 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.038% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 19
Median daily rate £358 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.50% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £465 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £510 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -44.61% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -32.20%  

Lumension is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18366 21835 22084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.74% 43.70% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11435 13486 12793
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 758 951
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 £10.71 £10.26 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £50.14 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Lumension
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Lumension as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Lumension in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lumension in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lumension in England

Lumension
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lumension in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lumension in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lumension in England

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
London +41 8 £365 - 2
South East +13 7 £270 -44.61%
North West +29 1 - -
Lumension
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Lumension.

1 35 (81.40%) Security Cleared
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 29 (67.44%) Windows Server
4 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
5 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
6 24 (55.81%) Cisco
6 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (48.84%) VMware
7 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (44.19%) ITIL
9 16 (37.21%) Firewall
10 15 (34.88%) Linux
10 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
10 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (32.56%) Symantec
12 13 (30.23%) Law
12 13 (30.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
14 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
14 11 (25.58%) Network Management
14 11 (25.58%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (25.58%) ITIL V3
14 11 (25.58%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
14 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
15 10 (23.26%) Intel Security
15 10 (23.26%) Performance Management
15 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA

Lumension
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.28%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (11.63%) Network Security
7 4 (9.30%) Skype
8 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.33%) DHCP
9 1 (2.33%) DNS
9 1 (2.33%) IPsec
9 1 (2.33%) NAS
9 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.33%) SAN
9 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MSI
General
1 13 (30.23%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.95%) CentOS
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL V3
2 11 (25.58%) Network Management
3 10 (23.26%) Performance Management
3 10 (23.26%) Service Design
4 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.28%) Change Management
5 7 (16.28%) Information Management
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.95%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) ITSM
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) Disk Encryption
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) Python
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Security Cleared
2 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.95%) MCP
5 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (9.30%) MCSE
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) HND
7 3 (6.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.58%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.95%) BitLocker
4 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) PowerCLI
4 5 (11.63%) WSUS
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (6.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
4 14 (32.56%) Symantec
5 10 (23.26%) Intel Security
6 9 (20.93%) HP
7 8 (18.60%) Splunk
8 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
8 6 (13.95%) Veeam
9 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.30%) Forcepoint
10 3 (6.98%) HEAT Software
11 2 (4.65%) Becrypt
11 2 (4.65%) LogRhythm
11 2 (4.65%) Oracle
12 1 (2.33%) Citrix
12 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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