Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 832 844
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -39
Contract jobs citing Lumension 67 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 28
UK median daily rate £361 £245 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.45% -9.59% -24.72%
10th Percentile £256 £170 £155
90th Percentile £526 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £218 £248
% change year-on-year +60.92% -12.12% -29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 -

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 43596 47131 49574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.31% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27081 28807 29231
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1688 2113
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 20 November 2017.

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 11 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 20 November 2017. 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 +41 65 £366 +43.63% 6
UK excluding London +61 57 £350 +60.92% 4
South East +36 41 £346 +41.22% 2
London -28 10 £425 +21.43% 2
North of England +55 9 £450 +143.24% 1
North West +29 9 £450 - 1
East of England -15 3 £425 - 1
Wales +12 2 £194 -8.82%
Midlands +19 1 £360 -31.43%
South West - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £360 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Lumension.

1 56 (83.58%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
3 47 (70.15%) Security Cleared
4 44 (65.67%) McAfee
5 41 (61.19%) DV Cleared
6 35 (52.24%) VMware
7 34 (50.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
9 28 (41.79%) PowerShell
10 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
11 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (31.34%) Windows Vista
13 20 (29.85%) Firewall
13 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (29.85%) HP
14 19 (28.36%) McAfee ePO
15 18 (26.87%) SQL
16 17 (25.37%) MSI
16 17 (25.37%) SCCM
17 16 (23.88%) Cisco
18 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
19 14 (20.90%) Oracle
19 14 (20.90%) ITIL
20 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
21 12 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
22 11 (16.42%) BitLocker
23 10 (14.93%) SAN
24 9 (13.43%) Information Security
24 9 (13.43%) Skype for Business

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 9 (13.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Documentum
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 10 (14.93%) SAN
3 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 8 (11.94%) Skype
4 7 (10.45%) DHCP
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (5.97%) LAN
6 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) IPsec
8 1 (1.49%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.49%) SNMP
8 1 (1.49%) SSL
8 1 (1.49%) VPN
8 1 (1.49%) VSAN
8 1 (1.49%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) French Language
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Security Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Build Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (8.96%) PKI
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 56 (83.58%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (31.34%) Windows Vista
5 8 (11.94%) Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) SUSE
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Information Security
3 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
3 7 (10.45%) Security Monitoring
3 7 (10.45%) Security Operations
3 7 (10.45%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.96%) Disk Encryption
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (8.96%) Software Deployment
4 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.46%) Change Management
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) Process Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.97%) Task Automation
6 4 (5.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.87%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) VBScript
4 2 (2.99%) C
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (70.15%) Security Cleared
2 41 (61.19%) DV Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
2 34 (50.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (16.42%) BitLocker
5 8 (11.94%) vSphere
6 4 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.49%) XenApp
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (28.36%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (25.37%) SCCM
4 8 (11.94%) WSUS
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (5.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.49%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (1.49%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.49%) SCOM
8 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) McAfee
2 35 (52.24%) VMware
3 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (29.85%) HP
5 16 (23.88%) Cisco
6 14 (20.90%) Oracle
7 7 (10.45%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) Trustwave
8 6 (8.96%) Clearswift
9 5 (7.46%) Sophos
9 5 (7.46%) Symantec
10 4 (5.97%) Borland
10 4 (5.97%) CA
10 4 (5.97%) IronPort
10 4 (5.97%) Micro Focus
10 4 (5.97%) MobileIron
10 4 (5.97%) NetApp
11 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.48%) Red Hat