The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 LANDesk Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 202 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 6 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.35% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate £298 £438 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +201.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -21.09%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2850 2829 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.18% 44.47% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 1997 2220
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 97
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
LANDesk
London

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LANDesk across the City of London region.

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LANDesk across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

LANDesk Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the City of London region.

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LANDesk also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LANDesk.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Migration
4 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
5 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 10 (43.48%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 7 (30.43%) VBScript
7 7 (30.43%) AppSense
8 6 (26.09%) XenApp
8 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
9 5 (21.74%) C
9 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
9 5 (21.74%) Lotus
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) DNA
10 4 (17.39%) Reuters
10 4 (17.39%) Bloomberg
10 4 (17.39%) Back Office
10 4 (17.39%) Workflow
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (17.39%) Eikon
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LANDesk also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LANDesk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eikon
2 3 (13.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) DNA
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VBScript
2 5 (21.74%) C
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
2 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) AppSense
4 5 (21.74%) Lotus
5 4 (17.39%) Reuters
5 4 (17.39%) Bloomberg
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) Websense
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) Cognos
8 1 (4.35%) Adobe