The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 30 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 372 397 373
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 34 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £135 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £334
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £25.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.26 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LANDesk across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

LANDesk Daily Rate Histogram in London

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in London

LANDesk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 19 £300 -25.00% 6
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) ITIL
4 26 (42.62%) Citrix
5 25 (40.98%) VMware
6 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (36.07%) Windows 7
7 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
8 18 (29.51%) Banking
9 16 (26.23%) MS Office
9 16 (26.23%) Linux
9 16 (26.23%) Oracle
9 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
10 15 (24.59%) Release Management
11 14 (22.95%) ISO 9001
12 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
12 13 (21.31%) WebLogic
12 13 (21.31%) C
12 13 (21.31%) JBoss
12 13 (21.31%) Tivoli
12 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
12 13 (21.31%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
12 13 (21.31%) GlassFish
12 13 (21.31%) XenServer
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
15 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
1 13 (21.31%) WebLogic
1 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
1 13 (21.31%) GlassFish
2 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 5 (8.20%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) Wireless
3 4 (6.56%) WAN
3 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) VPN
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) NAS
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) BGP
6 1 (1.64%) OSPF
6 1 (1.64%) 3G
6 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 18 (29.51%) Banking
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Local Government
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Administrator
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Applications Packager
4 6 (9.84%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.56%) CMDB
2 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows 7
3 16 (26.23%) Linux
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
6 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.84%) UNIX
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.28%) AIX
10 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.64%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Release Management
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) Service Management
4 8 (13.11%) ITSM
5 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.92%) Project Management
10 2 (3.28%) Change Management
10 2 (3.28%) Security Management
10 2 (3.28%) Document Management
10 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.28%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.31%) C
2 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) VB
4 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) ISO 9001
2 8 (13.11%) SLA
3 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (21.31%) XenServer
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.20%) vSphere
6 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
7 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.64%) OpenSSH
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Tivoli
2 10 (16.39%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.28%) DameWare
4 2 (3.28%) AppManager
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) Citrix
3 25 (40.98%) VMware
4 16 (26.23%) Oracle
5 13 (21.31%) JBoss
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco
7 9 (14.75%) Dell
8 8 (13.11%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) Altiris
10 5 (8.20%) CA
11 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.92%) AppSense
12 2 (3.28%) Open Text
12 2 (3.28%) Wyse
12 2 (3.28%) Sophos
12 2 (3.28%) Compaq
12 2 (3.28%) EMC
12 2 (3.28%) Intel
12 2 (3.28%) NetApp
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