Period
to 22 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 827 880 845
Rank change year-on-year +53 -35 -1
Contract jobs citing Lumension 13 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.021% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.049% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 22
UK median daily rate £400 £428 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +20.42% +22.41%
10th Percentile £291 £296 £273
90th Percentile £508 £527 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -2.24% +11.43% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

Lumension is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,528 42,677 41,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.89% 41.80% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,035 26,388 25,638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,436 1,600 1,387
UK median hourly rate £19.85 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.41% +0.72% -0.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.02 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.42% - -4.35%

Lumension
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lumension as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lumension in the UK

Lumension
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lumension in the UK

Lumension
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lumension over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lumension in the UK

Lumension
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lumension in the UK

Lumension
Top 4 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 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 12 £381 -18.01% 5
UK excluding London +54 10 £381 -2.24% 5
South East +23 10 £381 -10.82% 5
London +58 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Lumension also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Lumension.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) McAfee
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
7 5 (38.46%) WSUS
7 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (30.77%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 4 (30.77%) MSI
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) X.400
9 3 (23.08%) Military

Lumension
Co-occurring 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) X.400
3 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (15.38%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) WSUS
3 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (7.69%) Netcool
5 1 (7.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (7.69%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Borland
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds