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 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 599 623
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24  
Contract jobs citing Lumension 16 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.084% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.19% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 16
Median daily rate £360 £280 £252
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +10.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £487 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £259 £252
% change year-on-year +38.99% +2.60%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Lumension
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lumension over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lumension in the UK

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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 14 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 3 months to 24 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
England +26 16 £360 +45.74%
South East +38 14 £342 +22.14%
Hampshire +22 11 £342 +10.76%
Hook +14 7 £359 -16.62%
Berkshire +24 2 £350 -
West Midlands +24 1 £360 -
North West +17 1 £363 +29.46%
Reading +15 1 £400 -
Herefordshire -5 1 £360 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £363 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Lumension.

1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
3 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
4 23 (69.70%) VMware
5 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
8 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
9 16 (48.48%) Firewall
9 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
10 14 (42.42%) McAfee
11 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (39.39%) HP
12 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
12 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (33.33%) Cisco
13 11 (33.33%) ITIL
14 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
15 9 (27.27%) Linux
15 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
15 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista
16 8 (24.24%) MSI
16 8 (24.24%) Service Management
16 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
17 7 (21.21%) Symantec
17 7 (21.21%) Python
17 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management

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 3 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) VSAN
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.18%) CentOS
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.03%) AIX
10 1 (3.03%) Android
10 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.03%) Unix
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 6 (18.18%) ITSM
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Network Management
6 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Design
6 4 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.18%) MCP
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) BitLocker
5 3 (9.09%) ProxySG
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) PowerCLI
2 6 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (15.15%) SCCM
4 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) McAfee
4 13 (39.39%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.21%) Symantec
8 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 6 (18.18%) Splunk
9 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle
9 4 (12.12%) Sophos
10 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 3 (9.09%) Citrix
11 2 (6.06%) Becrypt
11 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
11 2 (6.06%) LogRhythm
12 1 (3.03%) AppSense
12 1 (3.03%) EMC
12 1 (3.03%) Juniper