The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 259 250
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Lumension 8 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.098% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Median daily rate £270 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £430 £464
% change year-on-year -37.20% -7.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £44.00
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3990 4773 4593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.96% 49.09% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2176 2878 2444
Median daily rate £418 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +6.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 204 255
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.92% +6.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Lumension
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Lumension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lumension in the South East

Lumension
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lumension in the South East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lumension in the South East

Lumension
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lumension within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hampshire +2 5 £470 -1.05%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £270 -
Lumension
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Lumension.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) Intel Security
5 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) BitLocker
7 6 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (33.33%) MSI
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
9 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) Change Management
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
10 3 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (20.00%) VBScript

Lumension
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Process Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) BitLocker
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) ThinPrint
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas