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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 580 603
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23  
Contract jobs citing Lumension 16 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.081% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.18% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
Median daily rate £360 £247 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £259 £265
% change year-on-year +38.99% -2.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.28 -

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 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11614 13765 13470
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 738 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

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

Lumension
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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lumension in England

Lumension
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 28 June 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
South East +33 14 £342 +22.14%
West Midlands +23 1 £360 -
North West +20 1 £363 +29.46%
Lumension
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 23 (71.88%) VMware
5 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
6 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (56.25%) DV Cleared
7 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
8 16 (50.00%) Firewall
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (43.75%) McAfee
10 13 (40.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (37.50%) HP
11 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (34.38%) Cisco
12 11 (34.38%) ITIL
13 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
14 9 (28.13%) Linux
14 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
14 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
15 8 (25.00%) MSI
15 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
16 7 (21.88%) Service Management
16 7 (21.88%) Symantec
16 7 (21.88%) Python
16 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management

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 3 (9.38%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) VSAN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (18.75%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.75%) CentOS
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.13%) AIX
10 1 (3.13%) Unix
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security
4 6 (18.75%) ITSM
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.50%) Service Design
6 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.38%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.75%) MCP
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) BitLocker
5 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.25%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) PowerCLI
2 6 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.50%) SCCM
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) McAfee
4 12 (37.50%) HP
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco
6 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.88%) Symantec
8 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
8 6 (18.75%) Splunk
9 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) Sophos
10 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
10 3 (9.38%) Citrix
11 2 (6.25%) Becrypt
11 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
12 1 (3.13%) EMC
12 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
12 1 (3.13%) ThinPrint